Scotland, Missouri

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Scotland is an unincorporated community in Jasper County, Missouri.[1] It is located slightly northwest of the junction of Missouri Route 66 and Interstate 44/US 71.

A post office called Scotland was established in 1873, and remained in operation until 1908.[2] The community derives its name from Benjamin Scott, a local minister.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Scotland, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Jasper County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 18 October 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°04′59″N 94°22′38″W / 37.08306°N 94.37722°W / 37.08306; -94.37722