Latham, Missouri

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Latham is an unincorporated community in Moniteau County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located six miles southwest of California.

Latham was laid out in 1880.[2] The community has the name of Judge Gardiner Latham, a first settler.[3] A post office called Latham has been in operation since 1892.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Latham, Missouri
  2. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1917). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 333. 
  3. ^ "Moniteau County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 10, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 

Coordinates: 38°33′39″N 92°40′57″W / 38.56083°N 92.68250°W / 38.56083; -92.68250