Ellis Prairie, Missouri

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Ellis Prairie is an unincorporated community in Texas County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located about eight miles northwest of Houston.

A post office called Ellis Prairie was established in 1879, and remained in operation until 1979.[2] The community has the name of Washington Asa Ellis, who settled on a nearby prairie.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ellis Prairie, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Texas County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 28, 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°24′48″N 92°02′23″W / 37.41333°N 92.03972°W / 37.41333; -92.03972