Quincy, Missouri

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Quincy is a small unincorporated community in northwestern Hickory County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located on Route 83 north of U.S. Route 54. A post office and a few homes are located there.

Quincy was platted in 1848.[2] The community most likely has the name of U.S. President John Quincy Adams.[3] A post office called Quincy has been in operation since 1850.[4]

Quincy Public Hall was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Quincy, Missouri
  2. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 173. 
  3. ^ "Hickory County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 6 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 6 October 2016. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

Coordinates: 38°00′30″N 93°28′21″W / 38.00833°N 93.47250°W / 38.00833; -93.47250