Reading, Missouri

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Reading is an extinct town in Pike County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.[1]

A post office called Reading was established in 1868, and remained in operation until 1901.[2] The community has the name of William Reading, a pioneer settler.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Reading
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Pike County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 7, 2016.

Coordinates: 39°29′29″N 91°07′57″W / 39.49139°N 91.13250°W / 39.49139; -91.13250