Lewis, Missouri

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Lewis is an unincorporated community in Henry County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

History[edit]

Lewis was originally called "Lewis Station", and under the latter name was platted in 1876, and named after Howell Lewis, the original owner of the town site.[2] A post office called Lewis Station was established in 1871, and remained in operation until 1944.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lewis, Missouri
  2. ^ "Henry County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 5 October 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 October 2016.

Coordinates: 38°26′07″N 93°41′30″W / 38.43528°N 93.69167°W / 38.43528; -93.69167