Parks, Missouri

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Parks is an extinct town in Butler County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.[1]

A post office called Park was established in 1911, and closed in 1915.[2] The community was named after John and Barnes Park, businessmen in the local lumber industry.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Parks, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 6 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Butler County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 6 September 2016. 

Coordinates: 36°36′50″N 90°33′55″W / 36.61389°N 90.56528°W / 36.61389; -90.56528