Beemont, Missouri Article

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Beemont is an unincorporated community in western Franklin County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. [1] The community is located on Missouri Route ZZ on the west side of Boeuf Creek one half mile east of the Franklin- Gasconade county line. [2]

History

A post office called Beemont was established in 1878, and remained in operation until 1915. [3] The community was so named in jest because its few businesses were said to be as "busy as a bee". [4]

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Beemont, Missouri
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 2007, Third edition, p. 39, ISBN  0-89933-353-2
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Franklin County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 29 September 2016.


BEEMONT MISSOURI Latitude and Longitude:

38°28′50″N 91°21′34″W / 38.48056°N 91.35944°W / 38.48056; -91.35944