Yukon, Missouri

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Yukon is an unincorporated community in eastern Texas County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located at the junction of Route 17 and Route 137 about nine miles east of Houston.[2]

A post office called Yukon was established in 1899, and remained in operation until 1998.[3] The community was named after the contemporary gold rush in Yukon, Canada.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Yukon, Missouri
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 54, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 December 2016. 
  4. ^ Ramsay, Robert L. (1952). Our Storehouse of Missouri Place Names. University of Missouri Press. p. 26. ISBN 9780826205865. 

Coordinates: 37°16′23″N 91°50′54″W / 37.27306°N 91.84833°W / 37.27306; -91.84833