Leora, Missouri

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Leora is an unincorporated community in northern Stoddard County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located about thirteen miles north of Dexter.

A post office called Leora was established in 1880, and remained in operation until 1969.[2] The community was named after Leora White, the daughter of an early settler.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Leora, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Stoddard County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°00′01″N 90°01′05″W / 37.00028°N 90.01806°W / 37.00028; -90.01806