Maples, Missouri

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Maples is an unincorporated community in northeastern Texas County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located about seven miles northeast of Licking.


A post office called Maples was established in 1891, and remained in operation until 1967.[2] J. J. Maples, an early postmaster, gave the community his last name.[3][4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Maples, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Texas County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 28, 2016. 
  4. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1918). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 368. 

Coordinates: 37°35′03″N 91°47′01″W / 37.58417°N 91.78361°W / 37.58417; -91.78361