Waldron, Missouri

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Waldron is an unincorporated community in southwestern Platte County, Missouri.[1] It is not located on a highway, but is about two miles southwest of the Interstate 435 and Route 45 interchange. It is about five miles west of the Kansas City, Missouri city limits.


Waldron was laid out in 1869 by J. M. and M. H. Waldron, and named for them.[2] A post office called Waldron has been in operation since 1869.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Waldron, Missouri
  2. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1917). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 342. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 December 2016. 

Coordinates: 39°13′20″N 94°47′36″W / 39.22222°N 94.79333°W / 39.22222; -94.79333