Pittsburg, Missouri

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Pittsburg is an unincorporated community in Hickory County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located about ten miles south of Hermitage on Route 64. It is on the shores of Pomme de Terre Lake.

History[edit]

A post office called Pittsburg has been in operation since 1846.[2] Pittsburg was named for the Pitts family of early settlers.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pittsburg, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 6 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 173. 

Coordinates: 37°50′02″N 93°18′02″W / 37.83389°N 93.30056°W / 37.83389; -93.30056