Eugene, Missouri

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Eugene, Missouri
Eugene is located in Missouri
Eugene
Eugene
Location within the state of Missouri
Coordinates: 38°21′12″N 92°24′14″W / 38.35333°N 92.40389°W / 38.35333; -92.40389
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyCole
Area
 • Total52.2 sq mi (135 km2)
Elevation
820 ft (250 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total140
 • Estimate 
(2014)
1,602
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Zip Code
65032
Area code(s)573
GNIS feature ID0717644[1]

Eugene is an unincorporated community in extreme southwestern Cole County, Missouri, United States. As of the 2020 census, the population is 140.[2] It is located 10 miles (16 km) east of Eldon on Route 17, approximately 3 miles (5 km) south of U.S. Route 54.

Eugene was founded in 1904, and named after Eugene Simpson, the original owner of the town site.[3] A post office called Eugene has been in operation since 1904.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Eugene, Missouri
  2. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-01-13.
  3. ^ "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.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2016.

Coordinates: 38°21′10″N 92°24′14″W / 38.35278°N 92.40389°W / 38.35278; -92.40389