Johnstown, Missouri

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Johnstown is an unincorporated community in Bates County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Johnstown was established in 1856, and remained in operation until 1916.[2] A share of the first settlers having the first name John caused the name Johnstown to be selected.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Johnstown, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Bates County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)

Coordinates: 38°18′36″N 94°04′57″W / 38.3100223°N 94.0824436°W / 38.3100223; -94.0824436