Lonedell, Missouri

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Lonedell is an unincorporated community in eastern Franklin County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is about eight miles east of St. Clair on Route 30, or about an hour southwest of Saint Louis.

A post office called Lone Dell was established in 1879, and the spelling was changed to Lonedell in 1895.[2] The community was named for the remote dell in which it is located.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Shannon Torrez, convicted of kidnapping and assault, was a resident of Lonedell.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lonedell, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Franklin County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 30 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "Woman accused of cutting out fetus". Retrieved 30 September 2016. 

Coordinates: 38°18′29″N 90°49′39″W / 38.30806°N 90.82750°W / 38.30806; -90.82750