Long Lane, Missouri

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Long Lane, Missouri
Unincorporated community
Long Lane is located in Missouri
Long Lane
Long Lane
Long Lane is located in the US
Long Lane
Long Lane
Coordinates: 37°36′41″N 92°54′34″W / 37.61139°N 92.90944°W / 37.61139; -92.90944Coordinates: 37°36′41″N 92°54′34″W / 37.61139°N 92.90944°W / 37.61139; -92.90944
Country United States
State Missouri
County Dallas
Elevation 1,135 ft (346 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 721551[1]

Long Lane is an unincorporated community in Dallas County, Missouri.[1] It is located on Route 32 eleven miles east of Buffalo.

Long Lane is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Long Lane was founded in 1845.[2] The community was named named for the relatively long road leading to the original town site.[3] A post office called Long Lane has been in operation since 1850.[4]

Features[edit]

The town consists of the Long Lane Volunteer Fire Department,[5] post office, The Long Lane Lions Club and Community Center, Ed Caselman's garage, and Ozark Precision.

School[edit]

Long Lane students attend Mallory Elementary in Buffalo, Missouri up to fourth grade and proceed to the Buffalo Prairie Middle School. The Middle School goes up to eighth grade and then students attend Buffalo High School until they graduate. These schools are part of the Dallas County R-1 school district.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Long Lane
  2. ^ Earngey, Bill (1995). Missouri Roadsides: The Traveler's Companion. University of Missouri Press. p. 28. 
  3. ^ "Dallas County Place Names, 1928-1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved September 14, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 September 2016. 
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Long Lane Volunteer Fire Department