Etterville, Missouri

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Etterville is an unincorporated community in northeastern Miller County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located five miles east of Eldon on U.S. Route 54.

A variant name was "Etter".[1] Some say Etterville was named after Samuel Etter, a liquor producer, while others believe the community has the name of the local Etter family.[2] A post office called Etter was established in 1903, the name was changed to Etterville in 1904, and the post office closed in 2000.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Etterville
  2. ^ "Miller County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 6, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 November 2016. Retrieved 6 November 2016. 

Coordinates: 38°22′03″N 92°28′13″W / 38.36750°N 92.47028°W / 38.36750; -92.47028