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Holstein, Missouri

HistoryEdit

The first settlement at Holstein was made ca. 1843.[2] A post office called Holstein was established in 1855, and remained in operation until 1953.[3] Holstein was originally settled chiefly by Germans, and named by them after the region of Holstein, in Northern Germany.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Holstein, Missouri
  2. ^ "Warren County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 30, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 December 2016. 
  4. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1918). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 369. 

Coordinates: 38°39′19″N 91°10′17″W / 38.65528°N 91.17139°W / 38.65528; -91.17139