Elston, Missouri

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Elston is an unincorporated community in Cole County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is near the west city limits of Jefferson City.

Elston was laid out in 1867, and named after A. M. Elston, a state politician.[2] A post office called Elston Station was established in 1858, the name was changed to Elston in 1877, and the post office closed in 1972.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Elston, Missouri
  2. ^ "Cole County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2016. 

Coordinates: 38°36′46″N 92°19′26″W / 38.61278°N 92.32389°W / 38.61278; -92.32389