Idalia, Missouri

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Idalia is an unincorporated community in Stoddard County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located six miles northeast of Dexter.

A post office called Idalia was established in 1889, and remained in operation until 1966.[2] According to tradition, the community was named after the daughter of the original owner of the site.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Idalia, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Stoddard County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 

Coordinates: 36°51′50″N 89°51′39″W / 36.86389°N 89.86083°W / 36.86389; -89.86083