French Village, Missouri

French Village is an unincorporated community in eastern St. Francois County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located approximately ten miles east of Bonne Terre and has a population of 1,226. The ZIP Code for French Village is 63036.[2]

St. Anne Catholic Church in French Village

History edit

French Village was founded in the 1820s by a colony of French Canadians.[3] A post office called French Village has been in operation since 1857.[4]

References edit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: French Village, Missouri
  2. ^ "French Village ZIP Code". 2022. Retrieved November 11, 2022.
  3. ^ Earngey, Bill (1995). Missouri Roadsides: The Traveler's Companion. University of Missouri Press. p. 20. ISBN 9780826210210.
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved November 27, 2016.

37°58′21″N 90°23′23″W / 37.97250°N 90.38972°W / 37.97250; -90.38972