Emmett, Missouri

Emmett is an extinct town in Dade County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]

Emmett was platted in 1881 when the railroad was extended to that point.[2] A post office called Emmett was established in 1882, and remained in operation until 1904.[3] The community was named after William Emmett Boyd, the son of the original owner of the town site.[2]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Emmett (historical)
  2. 1 2 "Dade County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
  3. "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 September 2016.

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