Martinsville, Missouri

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Martinsville is an unincorporated community in western Harrison County, Missouri, United States.[1]

History[edit]

Martinsville was laid out in 1856, and named after Zadoc Martin, the proprietor of a watermill.[2][3] A post office called Martinsville has been in operation since 1868.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Martinsville, Missouri
  2. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 171. 
  3. ^ "Harrison County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 October 2016. 

Coordinates: 40°20′19″N 94°09′42″W / 40.33861°N 94.16167°W / 40.33861; -94.16167