Illmo, Scott City, Missouri

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Illmo is a former community and neighborhood of Scott City, Missouri.

Illmo had its start in 1905 with construction of the nearby Thebes Bridge which connects Illinois and Missouri.[1] The name Illmo is a contraction of Illinois and Missouri.[2] A post office called Illmo was established in 1904, and remained in operation until 1982.[3] Illmo was annexed by Scott City in 1980.[4]


  1. ^ "Scott County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 24, 2016. 
  2. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1918). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 363. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 December 2016. 
  4. ^ "Scott City, Missouri: History". Retrieved 2013-12-26. 

Coordinates: 37°13′11″N 89°30′32″W / 37.21972°N 89.50889°W / 37.21972; -89.50889