Sinsabaugh, Missouri

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Sinsabaugh is an unincorporated community in southeastern Ripley County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

The community is located just east of Missouri Route H and one-half mile north of the Missouri-Arkansas state line.[2]

History[edit]

A variant name was "Acorn".[1] A post office called Acorn was established in 1902, and remained in operation until 1937.[3] The present name is after D.A. Sinsabaugh, a businessperson in the local lumber industry.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sinsabaugh
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 66, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Ripley County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2016.

Coordinates: 36°30′16″N 90°42′07″W / 36.50444°N 90.70194°W / 36.50444; -90.70194