Prices Branch, Missouri

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Prices Branch is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located on State Highway JJ (Missouri) and Price's Branch Road and about 13.4 miles (21.6 km) east of Montgomery City, Missouri.

History[edit]

A post office called Price's Branch was established in 1855, and remained in operation until 1908.[2] The community took its name from nearby Prices Branch creek.[3]

Notable person[edit]

Charles Leiper Grigg, inventor of 7 Up, was born at Prices Branch in 1868.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Prices Branch, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Montgomery County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 11, 2016. 
  4. ^ Donovan, Tristan (1 November 2013). Fizz: How Soda Shook Up the World. Chicago Review Press. p. 101. ISBN 978-1-61374-725-4. 

Coordinates: 38°57′04″N 91°20′17″W / 38.951°N 91.338°W / 38.951; -91.338