Georgetown, Missouri

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Georgetown, Missouri
Unincorporated community
Map of Missouri highlighting Pettis County.svg
Nickname(s): Show-Me-Town
Country United States
State Missouri
County Pettis
Elevation 833 ft (249 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Georgetown is an unincorporated community or populated place (Class Code U6) located in Pettis County. The elevation is 833 feet.[1]

History[edit]

Georgetown was platted in 1833, and named after Georgetown, Kentucky, the native home of a first settler.[2] A post office called Georgetown was established in 1837, and remained in operation until 1921.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://missouri.hometownlocator.com/mo/pettis/georgetown.cfm
  2. ^ "Pettis County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 27, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 

Coordinates: 38°45′31″N 93°14′17″W / 38.75861°N 93.23806°W / 38.75861; -93.23806