Spruce, Missouri

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Spruce is an unincorporated community in Bates County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

Spruce was laid out in 1881, and named after a nearby post office of the same name.[2] The Spruce post office closed in 1957.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Spruce, Missouri
  2. ^ "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.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 September 2016.

Coordinates: 38°15′59″N 94°08′00″W / 38.26639°N 94.13333°W / 38.26639; -94.13333