Huggins, Missouri

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Huggins
Unincorporated community
Etymology: F. M. Huggins
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Country USA
State Missouri
County Texas

Huggins is an unincorporated community in western Texas County, Missouri, United States, about thirteen miles west of Houston.[1] It is located on Route M about two miles north of Route 38 near Bendavis.

History[edit]

A post office called Huggins has been in operation since 1885.[2] Francis M. Huggins, an early postmaster, gave the community his last name.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Huggins, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Texas County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 28, 2016. 
  4. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1918). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 368. 

Coordinates: 37°19′12″N 92°11′55″W / 37.32000°N 92.19861°W / 37.32000; -92.19861