Pennville, Missouri

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Pennville is an unincorporated community in Sullivan County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Pennville was established in 1856, and remained in operation until 1909.[2] The community most likely was named after Penn Township.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pennville, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Sullivan County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 27, 2016.

Coordinates: 40°21′46″N 92°56′49″W / 40.36278°N 92.94694°W / 40.36278; -92.94694