Eugene, Missouri

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Eugene, Missouri
Unincorporated community
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
Country United States
State Missouri
County Cole
Area
 • Total 52.2 sq mi (135 km2)
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,792
 • Estimate (2014) 1,602
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Zip Code 65032
Area code(s) 573
GNIS feature ID 0717644[1]

Eugene is an unincorporated community in extreme southwestern Cole County, Missouri, United States. It is located 10 miles (16 km) east of Eldon on Route 17 about 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.[2] A post office called Eugene has been in operation since 1904.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Eugene, 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°21′10″N 92°24′14″W / 38.35278°N 92.40389°W / 38.35278; -92.40389