Fortuna, Missouri

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Fortuna is an unincorporated community in western Moniteau County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located 12 miles (19 km) southwest of California on Route 5.

A post office called Fortuna has been in operation since 1882.[2] The community was named after Fortuna, the Roman goddess of fortune.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fortuna, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 10 November 2016. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  3. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1917). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 333. 

Coordinates: 38°34′00″N 92°47′53″W / 38.56667°N 92.79806°W / 38.56667; -92.79806