Forest Green, Missouri

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Forest Green is an unincorporated community in southeastern Chariton County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located about eight miles south of Salisbury on Route 5.

Forest Green was platted in 1873 by John Green Forest,[2] and most likely was named for the proprietor.[3] A post office called Forest Green was established in 1873, and remained in operation until 1979.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Forest Green, Missouri
  2. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 274. 
  3. ^ "Chariton County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 17 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 17 September 2016. 

Coordinates: 39°18′54″N 92°50′16″W / 39.31500°N 92.83778°W / 39.31500; -92.83778