Coleville, Missouri

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Coleville is an extinct town in Bates County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.[1]

Coleville was platted in 1859 by Samuel Cole, who gave the community his last name.[2] A post office called Coleville was established in 1871, and remained in operation until 1879.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Coleville, Missouri
  2. ^ "Bates County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016.

Coordinates: 38°24′56″N 94°18′08″W / 38.41556°N 94.30222°W / 38.41556; -94.30222