Rocky Comfort, Missouri

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Rocky Comfort[1] is an unincorporated community in northeastern McDonald County, Missouri, United States, on Route 76. It is part of the FayettevilleSpringdaleRogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area.

A post office called Rocky Comfort has been in operation since 1876.[2] Some say the community was named for the rocky terrain in an idyllic setting, while others believe the name is a transfer from Rocky Comfort, Arkansas.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rocky Comfort, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "McDonald County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 4, 2016. 

Coordinates: 36°44′47″N 94°05′26″W / 36.74639°N 94.09056°W / 36.74639; -94.09056