Wilhelmina, Missouri

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

HistoryEdit

A post office called Wilhelmina was established in 1911, and remained in operation until 1957.[2] The community was named in honor of Wilhelmina of the Netherlands (1880–1962), Queen of the Kingdom of the Netherlands from 1890 to 1948.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wilhelmina, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Dunklin County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 29 September 2016.

Coordinates: 36°30′53″N 90°10′57″W / 36.51472°N 90.18250°W / 36.51472; -90.18250