Berryman, Missouri

Berryman is an unincorporated community on the border between Crawford and Washington Counties in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1] Located along Route 8, it lies in the Mark Twain National Forest about sixteen miles west of Potosi.

Berryman was oiginally called Osage, and under the latter name was founded in the 1830s.[2] The present name is after John Berryman, the acquaintance of an early settler.[2] A post office named Osage was established in 1836, the name was changed to Berryman in 1886, and the post office closed in 1986.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Berryman, Missouri
  2. 1 2 "Crawford County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 24 September 2016.
  3. "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 24 September 2016.

Coordinates: 37°55′07″N 91°05′43″W / 37.9187°N 91.0954°W / 37.9187; -91.0954

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