Coldwater, Missouri

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Unincorporated community
Coldwater is located in Missouri
Location within the state of Missouri
Coordinates: 37°18′12″N 90°24′35″W / 37.30333°N 90.40972°W / 37.30333; -90.40972Coordinates: 37°18′12″N 90°24′35″W / 37.30333°N 90.40972°W / 37.30333; -90.40972
Country United States
State Missouri
County Wayne
Elevation 489 ft (149 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID 716084[1]

Coldwater is an unincorporated community in northern Wayne County, Missouri, United States. It is located on U.S. Route 67 about seventeen miles south of Fredericktown.

A post office called Cold Water was established in 1848, the name was changed to Coldwater in 1894, and the post office closed in 1967.[2] The community was named for a spring near the original town site.[3]


  1. ^ "Coldwater, Missouri". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Wayne County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved January 1, 2017.