Coffman, Missouri

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Coffman, Missouri
unincorporated community
Location of Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri
Location of Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°47′40″N 90°11′39″W / 37.79444°N 90.19417°W / 37.79444; -90.19417Coordinates: 37°47′40″N 90°11′39″W / 37.79444°N 90.19417°W / 37.79444; -90.19417
Country United States
State Missouri
County Sainte Genevieve
Township Saline
Elevation 781 [1] ft (238 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63670
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-15310 [2]
GNIS feature ID 716070 [3]

Coffman is an unincorporated community in Saline Township in southern Sainte Genevieve County, Missouri, in the United States. It is located about fifteen miles southwest of Ste. Genevieve.[4]

Name[edit]

The community of Coffman was named after John Coffman, a nearby landowner and a native of Virginia.[5] An earlier settlement, called New Tennessee, was located near Coffman and had been founded by Protestant American settlers, many hailing from Tennessee.[6]

Community[edit]

Coffman is home to the Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co. microbrewery [7] as well as the 165 acre Crown Valley Winery.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cartographic.info http://cartographic.info/usa/map.php?id=716070
  2. ^ Roadsidethoughts.com http://www.roadsidethoughts.com/mo/coffman-xx-sainte-genevieve-misc.htm
  3. ^ Roadsidethoughts.com http://www.roadsidethoughts.com/mo/coffman-xx-sainte-genevieve-misc.htm
  4. ^ Histopolis.com http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MO/Sainte_Genevieve_County/New_Bourbon
  5. ^ State Historical Society of Missouri: Ste. Genevieve County http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay_sainte_genevieve.html
  6. ^ Howard Louis Conard (1901). "Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference, Volume 4". 
  7. ^ Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co. http://discoverfarmingtonmo.com/crown-valley-brewing-distilling/
  8. ^ Crown Valley Winery http://www.ruralmissouri.coop/05pages/05DecCrownWine.html