Kenoma, Missouri

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Kenoma is an unincorporated community in Barton County, Missouri.[1] It is located six miles southeast of Lamar.

The community was founded in 1880.[2] The origin of the name Kenoma is obscure.[3] A post office called Kenoma was established in 1881, and remained in operation until 1980.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kenoma, Missouri
  2. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 207. 
  3. ^ "Barton County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 August 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°26′22″N 94°11′51″W / 37.43944°N 94.19750°W / 37.43944; -94.19750