Mora, Missouri Article

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Mora, Missouri
Unincorporated community
Location of Mora in Missouri
Location of Mora in Missouri
Coordinates: 38°31′25″N 93°12′57″W / 38.52361°N 93.21583°W / 38.52361; -93.21583
MORA MISSOURI Latitude and Longitude:

38°31′25″N 93°12′57″W / 38.52361°N 93.21583°W / 38.52361; -93.21583
CountryUnited States
State Missouri
County Benton
Elevation1,017 ft (310 m)
Time zone UTC-6 ( Central (CST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 660
GNIS feature ID722596 [1]

Mora is an unincorporated community in northern Benton County, Missouri, United States. [1] It is located on Missouri Supplemental Route U approximately sixteen miles south of Sedalia.

Mora was laid out in 1882, when the railroad was extended to that point. [2] A post office has been in operation at Mora since 1882. [3]

Mora is the birthplace of country music singer Leroy Van Dyke. Stan Kroenke, sports team owner, grew up in Mora and attended schools in Cole Camp.

References

  1. ^ a b "Mora". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Benton County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 September 2016.