Ladd, Missouri

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Ladd is an unincorporated community in northwestern Texas County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

The community was located in Long Hollow, approximately 1.25 miles south of the Texas-Pulaski county line and about 1.75 miles northeast of Evening Shade. The Long Hollow church and cemetery are located about one-half mile south in Long Hollow and the historic Long Hollow school was located near the community site.[2][3]

History[edit]

A post office called Ladd was established in 1892, and remained in operation until 1922.[4] The community has the name of Ladd Davis, the son of an early settler.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ladd, Missouri
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 54, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  3. ^ Big Piney, MO, 15 Minute Topographic Quadrangle. USGS, 1943
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Texas County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 28, 2016.

Coordinates: 37°35′11″N 92°06′44″W / 37.58639°N 92.11222°W / 37.58639; -92.11222