French Village, Missouri

St. Anne Catholic Church in French Village

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.

HistoryEdit

French Village was founded in the 1820s by a colony of French Canadians.[2] A post office called French Village has been in operation since 1857.[3]

ReferencesEdit

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

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