Davisville, Missouri

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Davisville is an unincorporated community in southeastern Crawford County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located in the Mark Twain National Forest about thirteen miles southeast of Steelville.

A post office called Davisville has been in operation since 1880.[2] The community has the name of the local Davis family, who were instrumental in securing the town a post office.[3]

The Dillard Mill Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2015.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Davisville, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 25 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Crawford County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 24 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "National Register of Historic Places". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 1/05/15 through 1/09/15. National Park Service. 2015-01-23. 

Coordinates: 37°48′28″N 91°11′06″W / 37.80778°N 91.18500°W / 37.80778; -91.18500