Virginia, Missouri

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

History[edit]

Virginia was platted in 1871, and named after Virginia, the native home of a share of the first settlers.[2] A post office was established at Virginia in 1871, and remained in operation until 1906.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Virginia, 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.
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 September 2016.

Coordinates: 38°16′01″N 94°29′45″W / 38.26694°N 94.49583°W / 38.26694; -94.49583