French Village, Missouri

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St. Anne Catholic Church in French Village

French Village is an unincorporated community in eastern St. Francois County, Missouri.[1] It is located about ten miles east of Bonne Terre.

History[edit]

French Village was founded in the 1820s by a colony of French Canadians.[2] A post office called French Village has been in operation since 1857.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: French Village, Missouri
  2. ^ Earngey, Bill (1995). Missouri Roadsides: The Traveler's Companion. University of Missouri Press. p. 20. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°58′21″N 90°23′23″W / 37.97250°N 90.38972°W / 37.97250; -90.38972