Heatonville, Missouri

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Heatonville is a small unincorporated community in Lawrence County, Missouri, United States.[1] It lies along former U.S. Route 66 (Route 96) about six miles (10 km) north-east of Mount Vernon.

A post office called Heaton was established in 1872, the name was changed to Heatonville in 1888, and the post office closed in 1891.[2] The community was named after Daniel Heaton, the original owner of the town site.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Heatonville, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Lawrence County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°11′18″N 93°47′58″W / 37.18833°N 93.79944°W / 37.18833; -93.79944