Santa Fe, Missouri

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Santa Fe is an unincorporated community in southeastern Monroe County, Missouri, United States. 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. It was founded in 1836 and named for Santa Fe, New Mexico.[1] It is locally pronounced Santa "Fee." It was previously incorporated, but was disincorporated in 1950.


  1. ^ Ramsay, Robert L. (1952). Our Storehouse of Missouri Place Names. University of Missouri Press. p. 27. 

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