Scott City, Atchison County, Missouri

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Scott City is an extinct town in Atchison County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place, but the precise location of the town site is unknown.[1]

Scott City had the name of its founder, Margaret Scott.[2] A variant name was North Star.[1] A post office called North Star was established in 1857, and remained in operation until 1874.[3]


  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Scott City
  2. ^ "Atchison County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2016.