Howland, Missouri

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Howland is an extinct town in Putnam County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.[1]

Howland was platted in 1873.[2] A post office called Howland was established in 1873, and remained in operation until 1932.[3] It is unknown why the name "Howland" was applied to this community.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Howland
  2. ^ a b "Putnam County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 11, 2016.
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 December 2016.

Coordinates: 40°32′05″N 92°57′27″W / 40.53472°N 92.95750°W / 40.53472; -92.95750