Langdon, Missouri

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Langdon is an unincorporated community in Atchison County, Missouri.[1] It is located about six miles southwest of Rock Port. Its post office has closed and mail now comes from Fairfax.

Langdon was laid out in 1880.[2] The community was named after John Langdon, a railroad official.[3] A post office called Langdon was established in 1880, and remained in operation until 1979.[4]

The Thompson-Campbell Farmstead was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Langdon, Missouri
  2. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 203. 
  3. ^ "Atchison County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

Coordinates: 40°21′23″N 95°34′47″W / 40.35639°N 95.57972°W / 40.35639; -95.57972