Paultown, Missouri

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Paultown (also known as Paulville) is an unincorporated community in Adair County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

History[edit]

Paultown (Paulville) was platted in the 1850s by Walker Paul, and named for him.[2] A post office called Paulville was established in 1857, and remained in operation until 1873.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Paultown, Missouri
  2. ^ "Adair County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 August 2016.

Coordinates: 40°09′38″N 92°21′54″W / 40.16056°N 92.36500°W / 40.16056; -92.36500