Sargent, Texas County, Missouri

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Sargent is an unincorporated community in southern Texas County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1] The community is adjacent to the Burlington Northern Railroad, approximately four miles southeast of Cabool. The Texas County-Howell county line is about two miles south of the location. Potter Creek flows past the east side of the community.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Sargent was established in 1884, and remained in operation until 1931.[3] The community has the name of one Mr. Sargent, a railroad employee.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sargent, Texas County, Missouri
  2. ^ Cabool SE, Missouri, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1951 (1985 rev.)
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Texas County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 28, 2016.

Coordinates: 37°05′12″N 92°01′38″W / 37.08667°N 92.02722°W / 37.08667; -92.02722