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


Arthur was platted in 1881 when the Missouri Pacific Railroad was extended to that point.[2] A post office called Arthur was established in 1881, and remained in operation until 1936.[3] The community has the name of Arthur Talmadge, the son of a railroad official.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Arthur, Missouri
  2. ^ a b "Vernon County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 29, 2016.
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 December 2016.

Coordinates: 38°00′47″N 94°22′10″W / 38.01306°N 94.36944°W / 38.01306; -94.36944