Lecoma, Missouri

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Lecoma is an unincorporated community in northwestern Dent County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located about twelve miles south of Rolla.

A post office called Lecoma was established in 1883, and remained in operation until 1990.[2] The community's name is a amalgamation of the surnames of local merchants Lenox, Comstock, and Martin.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lecoma, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Dent County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°46′34″N 91°43′52″W / 37.77611°N 91.73111°W / 37.77611; -91.73111