House Springs, Missouri

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House Springs is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located just off Route 30 at the intersection with Routes MM and W near Byrnes Mill.

A post office has been in operation at House Springs since 1833.[2] The community is named after Adam House, who settled there ca. 1795, and who was killed near a spring by Native Americans.[3]

The Valentine Leight General Store and Moder Archeological District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: House Springs, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 19 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 181. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

Coordinates: 38°24′32″N 90°34′12″W / 38.40889°N 90.57000°W / 38.40889; -90.57000