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.

History[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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