Hazelgreen, Missouri

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Hazelgreen is an unincorporated community in eastern Laclede County, Missouri, United States.[1] It lies along historic U.S. Route 66, now an outer road of Interstate 44. The town is split by I-44, one mile west of the I-44 - Missouri Route 133 junction in adjacent Pulaski County. The Gasconade River is just north and west of the site.[2]

Along former US 66 in Hazelgreen.

A post office was established at Hazelgreen in 1858, and remained in operation until 1958.[3] The community was named for the hazel bushes near the original town site.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hazelgreen, Missouri
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 45, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "Laclede County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 24 October 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°46′03″N 92°25′39″W / 37.76750°N 92.42750°W / 37.76750; -92.42750