Decaturville, Missouri

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Decaturville, Missouri
Unincorporated community
Decaturville is located in Missouri
Decaturville
Decaturville
Decaturville's position in Missouri
Coordinates: 37°54′27.1″N 92°41′59.7″W / 37.907528°N 92.699917°W / 37.907528; -92.699917Coordinates: 37°54′27.1″N 92°41′59.7″W / 37.907528°N 92.699917°W / 37.907528; -92.699917
Country United States
State Missouri
County Camden
Township Warren
Founded 1838
Elevation[1] 1,060 ft (323 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 479
GNIS feature ID 716778
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Decaturville, Missouri

Decaturville, Missouri is an unincorporated community in Warren Township, Camden County. It is located on Route 5, 9 miles (14 km) of Camdenton.[2]

The community was founded in 1854 and is named for Commodore Stephen Decatur Jr., (1779 – 1820), an American naval officer notable for his heroism in actions at Tripoli, Libya in the First Barbary War, the Second Barbary War, and in the War of 1812.[3]

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  1. ^ "Decaturville, Missouri." Histopolis Retrieved July 14, 2011.
  2. ^ "Feature Detail Report for:Decaturville, Missouri." USGS. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Decaturville, Missouri Retrieved July 14, 2011.
  3. ^ Earngey, Bill (1995). Missouri Roadsides: The Traveler's Companion. University of Missouri Press. p. 34.