Patterson, Missouri

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Unincorporated community
Patterson is located in Missouri
Location within the state of Missouri
Coordinates: 37°11′18″N 90°33′02″W / 37.18833°N 90.55056°W / 37.18833; -90.55056Coordinates: 37°11′18″N 90°33′02″W / 37.18833°N 90.55056°W / 37.18833; -90.55056
Country United States
State Missouri
County Wayne
Elevation 433 ft (132 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 751509[1]

Patterson is an unincorporated community in Wayne County, Missouri, United States. It is located about seven miles east of Piedmont on Route 34.


A post office called Patterson has been in operation since 1851.[2] The community has the name of George and William Patterson, pioneer citizens.[3]

Fort Benton and the Sam A. Baker State Park Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]


  1. ^ "Patterson, Missouri". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "Wayne County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved January 1, 2017. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.