Cockrell, Missouri

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Cockrell is an unincorporated community in Jackson County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Cockrell was established in 1886, and remained in operation until 1902.[2] The community has the name of Francis Cockrell, a state legislator.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cockrell, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Jackson County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 16 October 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

Coordinates: 38°53′08″N 94°14′16″W / 38.88556°N 94.23778°W / 38.88556; -94.23778