Glover, Missouri

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Glover is an unincorporated community in southern Iron County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located on Route 49 about seven miles south of Ironton.

A post office called Glover was established in 1888, and remained in operation until 1991.[2] The community has the name of John Milton Glover, a state legislator.[3]

The lead smelter at Glover was operated by Doe Run Company and was a major local employer until operations were indefinitely suspended in 2003.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Glover, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 12 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Iron County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 12 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "The History of Doe Run, a Natural Resources Company". Doe Run Company. Retrieved 12 October 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°29′11″N 90°41′28″W / 37.48639°N 90.69111°W / 37.48639; -90.69111