Duncan, Missouri

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Duncan is an unincorporated community in Webster and Wright counties, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

Duncan is located along Missouri Route 38 on the Webster - Wright county line and about midway between Marshfield to the west and Hartville to the west. It is at the headquarters of Cantrell Creek which flows to the northwest.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Duncan was established on the Webster County side in 1871, where it remained in operation until 1923.[3] The community has the name of the local Duncan family.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Duncan, Missouri
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 53, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Webster County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved January 2, 2017.

Coordinates: 37°16′54″N 92°41′31″W / 37.28167°N 92.69194°W / 37.28167; -92.69194