Dryden, Missouri

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Dryden is an extinct town in Ripley County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

A post office called Dryden was established in 1891, and remained in operation until 1905.[2] The community has the name of Nathaniel Dryden, a state elected official.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dryden (historical)
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Ripley County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2016.

Coordinates: 36°40′52″N 90°44′52″W / 36.681168°N 90.747898°W / 36.681168; -90.747898