Morse Mill, Missouri

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Morse Mill is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located approximately five miles northwest of Hillsboro.

A post office called Morse Mill has been in operation since 1859.[2] The community is named after John H. Morse, the proprietor of a local mill.[3][4]


Notable person[edit]

  • Bertha Gifford (1871-1951), serial killer who murdered approximately 17 people

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Morse Mill, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 19 October 2016.
  3. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 181.
  4. ^ "Jefferson County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016.

Coordinates: 38°16′36″N 90°39′11″W / 38.27667°N 90.65306°W / 38.27667; -90.65306