Jump to navigation Jump to search
A post office called Sprague was established in 1880, and remained in operation until 1926. Some say the community was named after Charles Sprague, a local storekeeper, while others believe the name honors H. C. Sprague, a railroad official.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sprague, Missouri
- "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Bates County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)