Doe Run, Missouri

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Doe Run is an unincorporated community in St. Francois County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located on Route 221 and B about three miles southwest of Farmington.

Doe Run had its start in the 1880s as a lead-mining town.[2] A post office called Doe Run has been in operation since 1887.[3] The community takes its name from nearby Doe Run Creek.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Doe Run, Missouri
  2. ^ History of Southeast Missouri: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. 1912. p. 387. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  4. ^ "St. Francois County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 27, 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°44′34″N 90°29′51″W / 37.74278°N 90.49750°W / 37.74278; -90.49750