Steffenville, Missouri

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Steffenville is an unincorporated community in southwestern Lewis County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located on Missouri Supplemental Route D about 22 miles southwest of Canton. The community is part of the Quincy, IL–MO Micropolitan Statistical Area.

A post office called Steffenville was established in 1872, and remained in operation until 1988.[2] Steffenville was named for Henry Steffens, a pioneer settler.[3] The Steffens family was the original owner of the town site.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Steffenville, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 185. 
  4. ^ "Lewis County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 

Coordinates: 39°58′14″N 91°52′56″W / 39.97056°N 91.88222°W / 39.97056; -91.88222