Santa Fe, Missouri

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Santa Fe is an unincorporated community in southeastern Monroe County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located about twenty-five miles north of Mexico, Missouri near the southern edge of Mark Twain Lake. The Clemens family (of which was Samuel Clemens, aka "Mark Twain") owned several tracts of land in the area.

Santa Fe was founded in 1836 and named for Santa Fe, New Mexico.[2][3] A post office called Santa Fe has been in operation since 1854.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Santa Fe, Missouri
  2. ^ Ramsay, Robert L. (1952). Our Storehouse of Missouri Place Names. University of Missouri Press. p. 27. 
  3. ^ "Monroe County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 10, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 

Coordinates: 39°22′08″N 91°49′09″W / 39.36889°N 91.81917°W / 39.36889; -91.81917