Florence, Missouri

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Florence, Missouri
Unincorporated community
Location of Florence, Missouri
Location of Florence, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°35′19″N 92°58′44″W / 38.58861°N 92.97889°W / 38.58861; -92.97889Coordinates: 38°35′19″N 92°58′44″W / 38.58861°N 92.97889°W / 38.58861; -92.97889
Country United States
State Missouri
County Morgan
Elevation 944 ft (287 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 494
 • Estimate (2011) 530
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 65329
Area code(s) 660

Florence is an unincorporated community in Morgan County, Missouri.[1] It is located 8 miles south of US Highway 50 on Missouri Route 135.

A post office called Florence has been in operation since 1839.[2] Early variant names were "Williamsville" and "Jonesboro".[3]

Gallery[edit]

Hummel Pottery Building 1939 

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Florence, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Morgan County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 17, 2016.