Fletcher, Missouri

Fletcher is an unincorporated community in western Jefferson County, Missouri, United States.[1]

The community lies on Calico Creek approximately one-half mile east of the Jefferson-Washington county line. It is located approximately ten miles west of De Soto along Missouri Route H.[2]

A post office called Fletcher has been in operation since 1896.[3] The community was named after Missouri governor Thomas Clement Fletcher (1827–1899), who served 1865–1869.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fletcher, Missouri
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme 1st ed. 1998, p. 48 ISBN 0899332242
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 19 October 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Jefferson County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)

Coordinates: 38°09′57″N 90°44′00″W / 38.16583°N 90.73333°W / 38.16583; -90.73333