Cleavesville, Missouri

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Cleavesville is an unincorporated community in Gasconade County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

History

A post office called Cleavesville was established in 1854, and remained in operation until 1908.[2] The community derives its name from Cleaveland Luster, an early merchant.[3]

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cleavesville, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Gasconade County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 18 April 2016. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 

Coordinates: 38°16′22″N 91°36′07″W / 38.27278°N 91.60194°W / 38.27278; -91.60194


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