Maywood, Missouri

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Maywood is an unincorporated community in southern Lewis County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located about eleven miles northwest of Palmyra. The community is part of the Quincy, IL–MO Micropolitan Statistical Area.

A post office called Maywood has been in operation since 1872.[2] It is unclear why the name Maywood was applied to this community.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Maywood, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Lewis County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 

Coordinates: 39°57′15″N 91°36′01″W / 39.9543°N 91.6004°W / 39.9543; -91.6004