Iconium, Missouri

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Iconium, Missouri
CountryUnited States
CountySt. Clair
Time zoneCentral (CST)

Iconium is an unincorporated community in St. Clair County, Missouri, United States,[1] with a population of 35. The town is perhaps best known for "Scott's Iconium Store," a local institution that is a frequent pilgrimage destination for Boy Scouts, many of whom refer to the town as "Ico" for short, and is well known for its peach Nehi floats.[2] The town is also very close to the H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation.

Iconium was founded in 1879, and named after the ancient region of Iconium.[3] A post office called Iconium was established in 1871, and remained in operation until 1959.[4]


  1. ^ "Iconium". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Scott's Store: An Oasis of Peach Floats. Rural Missourian by Scott McCarty. date unknown. accessed June 11, 2007.
  3. ^ "St. Clair County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2016.

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Coordinates: 38°06′21″N 93°32′40″W / 38.10583°N 93.54444°W / 38.10583; -93.54444