Mayesburg, Missouri

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


Mayesburg was laid out in 1878, and most likely was named in honor of J. M. Mayes, a local merchant.[2] A post office called Mayesburgh was established in 1879, and remained in operation until 1902.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mayesburg, Missouri
  2. ^ "Bates County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 September 2016.

Coordinates: 38°24′09″N 94°05′10″W / 38.40250°N 94.08611°W / 38.40250; -94.08611