Wainwright, Missouri

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Wainwright is an unincorporated community in Callaway County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1] The Katy Trail passes through Wainwright at mile 137.6.[2]


A post office called Wainwright was established in 1893, and remained in operation until 1953.[3] The community was named after a St. Louis entrepreneur.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wainwright, Missouri
  2. ^ "Wainwright, MO on the Katy Trail". bikekatytrail.com. Retrieved 7 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "Callaway County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 7 September 2016. 

Coordinates: 38°35′03″N 92°04′01″W / 38.58429°N 92.066963°W / 38.58429; -92.066963