Parker is an unincorporated community in Scott County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

HistoryEdit

A post office called "Parkers Station" was established in 1875, and remained in operation until 1883.[2] The community has the name of the Parker family, proprietor of a local sawmill.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Parker, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Scott County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 24, 2016.

Coordinates: 37°03′52″N 89°40′17″W / 37.06444°N 89.67139°W / 37.06444; -89.67139