Chadwick, Missouri

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Chadwick is an unincorporated community in Christian County, Missouri, United States, about six miles southeast of Sparta. It is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its ZIP code is 65629.

Several homes and a school are located in the heart of the Mark Twain National Forest. Chadwick R-I Schools are an elementary and middle school/high school. The school's mascot are the Cardinals and seemingly their colors are Red and White.

History[edit]

Chadwick had its start in 1883 when the railroad was extended to that point.[1] The community was named for an official of the St. Louis–San Francisco Railway.[2] A post office has been in operation at Chadwick since 1883.[3]

Geography[edit]

Chadwick is located in the hills of the Ozarks. The landscape consists of steep rolling hills, with red clay, limestone/limestone caves, and springs in the area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Christian County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 18 September 2016. 
  2. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 275. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 18 September 2016. 

Coordinates: 36°55′48″N 93°03′25″W / 36.93000°N 93.05694°W / 36.93000; -93.05694