Thompson, Missouri

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Thompson is an unincorporated community in Audrain County, Missouri.[1] It is located six miles west of Mexico on Route 22.

A post office called Thompson's Station was established in 1860, and the name was changed to Thompson in 1883.[2] William Tompson, an early postmaster, gave the community his name.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Thompson, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Audrain County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 

Coordinates: 39°11′19″N 91°58′59″W / 39.18861°N 91.98306°W / 39.18861; -91.98306