Hemple, Missouri

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Hemple is an unincorporated community in northwestern Clinton County, Missouri.[1] It is located about three miles southwest of Stewartsville.

A post office called Hemple was established in 1889, and remained in operation until 1974.[2] According to the State Historical Society of Missouri, the source of the name Hemple is obscure.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hemple, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Clinton County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 21 September 2016. 

Coordinates: 39°43′32″N 94°33′42″W / 39.72556°N 94.56167°W / 39.72556; -94.56167