Chestnutridge, Missouri

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For the community in Ste. Genevieve County, see Chestnut Ridge, Missouri.

Chestnutridge is an unincorporated community in southwestern Christian County, Missouri (USA)[1] and is located about fourteen miles south of Ozark and about 3.5 miles southeast of Spokane. The community is located on Chestnut Ridge at an elevation of 1325 feet.[1] It is on Missouri Route BB just east of Missouri Route 176 and about two miles west of U.S. Route 65.[2]

Chesnutridge is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

A post office called Chestnutridge has been in operation since 1902.[3] The community takes its name from a nearby ridge of the same name where chestnut trees were abundant.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b GNIS
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 62, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 18 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "Christian County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 19 September 2016. 

Coordinates: 36°50′12″N 93°15′07″W / 36.83667°N 93.25194°W / 36.83667; -93.25194