Upton, Missouri

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Upton is an unincorporated community in western Texas County, Missouri, United States.[1] The community is located on a ridge top (elevation 1430 ft.) approximately one mile east of the West Fork Roubidoux Creek.[1][2] It is located about ten miles west of Houston on Missouri Route FF.[3]

A post office called Upton was established in 1907, and remained in operation until 1975.[4] The community has the name of Osias Upton, a pioneer citizen.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Upton, Missouri
  2. ^ Huggins, Missouri, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1987
  3. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 54 ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Texas County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 28, 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

Coordinates: 37°22′05″N 92°09′40″W / 37.368°N 92.161°W / 37.368; -92.161