Windyville, Missouri

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Windyville is an unincorporated community in Dallas County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located approximately ten miles northeast of Buffalo along Missouri routes K and MM. The Niangua River flows past to the south and east of the community.[2] It is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

A post office called Windyville was established in 1921, and remained in operation until 1998.[3] The community was so named for the frequently windy conditions at the town site.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Windyville, Missouri
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 52, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Dallas County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 25 September 2016.

Coordinates: 37°42′24″N 92°55′38″W / 37.70667°N 92.92722°W / 37.70667; -92.92722