Evening Shade, Missouri

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Evening Shade is an unincorporated community in northwest Texas County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

The community is located on Missouri Route AW, approximately four miles north of Roby. The community of Old Evening Shade is about two miles to the northwest.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Eveningshade was established in 1900, and remained in operation until 1957.[3] The community was descriptively named.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Evening Shade, Missouri
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 54, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
  4. ^ "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°34′32″N 92°08′30″W / 37.57556°N 92.14167°W / 37.57556; -92.14167