Postal, Missouri

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Postal, Missouri
Unincorporated community
Postal, Missouri is located in Missouri
Postal, Missouri
Postal, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°53′51″N 93°5′0″W / 38.89750°N 93.08333°W / 38.89750; -93.08333Coordinates: 38°53′51″N 93°5′0″W / 38.89750°N 93.08333°W / 38.89750; -93.08333
Country United States
State Missouri
County Pettis
Elevation 823 ft (251 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 660
GNIS feature ID 741170[1]

Postal is an unincorporated community in Pettis County, Missouri, United States. It is located at 38°53′51″N 93°5′0″W / 38.89750°N 93.08333°W / 38.89750; -93.08333 (38.8975195, -93.0832552), and its altitude is 823 feet (251 m).[2]

The community was named for its country post office.[3] A post office called Postal was established in 1891, and remained in operation until 1904.[4] Besides the post office, Postal contained a schoolhouse, which is now defunct.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Postal, Missouri
  3. ^ "Pettis County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 27, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Postal School