Hartshorn, Missouri

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Hartshorn is an unincorporated community in eastern Texas County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located about six miles north of Summersville and seventeen miles east of Houston.

A post office called Hartshorn has been in operation since 1891.[2] Hartshorn Cole, an early postmaster, gave the community his first name.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hartshorn, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Texas County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 28, 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°15′53″N 91°40′14″W / 37.26472°N 91.67056°W / 37.26472; -91.67056