Coffman, Missouri

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Coffman, Missouri
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
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountySainte Genevieve
TownshipSaline
Elevation
781 [1] ft (238 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
63670
Area code(s)573
FIPS code29-15310 [2]
GNIS feature ID716070 [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]

History[edit]

A post office called Coffman was established in 1875, and remained in operation until 1942.[5] The community of Coffman was named after John Coffman, a nearby landowner and a native of Virginia.[6] An earlier settlement, called New Tennessee, was located near Coffman and had been founded by Protestant American settlers, many hailing from Tennessee.[7]

Community[edit]

Coffman is home to the Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co. microbrewery [8] as well as the 165 acre Crown Valley Winery.[9]

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. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  6. ^ State Historical Society of Missouri: Ste. Genevieve County http://shs.umsystem.edu/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay_sainte_genevieve.html
  7. ^ Howard Louis Conard (1901). "Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference, Volume 4".
  8. ^ Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-03. Retrieved 2013-08-05.
  9. ^ Crown Valley Winery http://www.ruralmissouri.coop/05pages/05DecCrownWine.html