Spencer, Missouri

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Spencer is a small unincorporated crossroads in eastern Lawrence County, Missouri, United States.[1] It lies along former U.S. Route 66 (now a county road) about six miles (10 km) west of Halltown.

A post office called Spencer was established in 1868, and remained in operation until 1907.[2] The community was named after a local merchant.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Spencer, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Lawrence County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°11′04″N 93°42′09″W / 37.18444°N 93.70250°W / 37.18444; -93.70250