Prairie City, Missouri
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Prairie City was laid out in 1858. The community was named from its scenic setting upon a prairie. A post office was established at Prairie City in 1858, and remained in operation until 1903.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Prairie City, Missouri
- Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. pp. 285.
- "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 September 2016.