A post office called Flory was established in 1901, and remained in operation until 1906. The community had the name of Joseph Flory, a candidate in the 1900 Missouri gubernatorial election.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Flory (historical)
- "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
- "Dade County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 25 September 2016.