Broseley, Missouri

Broseley is an unincorporated community in eastern Butler County, Missouri, United States.[3] It is located on Missouri Route 51, approximately ten miles southeast of Poplar Bluff. Nyssa is two miles to the south and Batesville is two miles to the north.[4]

Broseley, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°40′31″N 90°14′39″W / 36.67528°N 90.24417°W / 36.67528; -90.24417
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.52 sq mi (1.34 km2)
 • Land0.52 sq mi (1.34 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation318 ft (97 m)
 • Total163
 • Density314.67/sq mi (121.46/km2)
FIPS code29-08812
GNIS feature ID2806385[2]

The community was founded in 1915 by William N. Barron and is named after his wife's hometown of Broseley in England.[5]

Twin Rivers R-X School District serves the community and operates Twin Rivers High School in Broseley.[6]


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[7]


  1. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 5, 2022.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Broseley, Missouri
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Broseley, Missouri
  4. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 67, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  5. ^ "Butler County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 5 September 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  6. ^ "Contact Us Archived 2017-10-22 at the Wayback Machine." Twin Rivers R-X School District. Retrieved on October 22, 2017.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.