Forest Green, Missouri

Forest Green is an unincorporated community in southeastern Chariton County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located about eight miles south of Salisbury on Route 5.

Forest Green was platted in 1873 by John Green Forest,[2] and most likely was named for the proprietor.[3] A post office called Forest Green was established in 1873, and remained in operation until 1979.[4]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Forest Green, Missouri
  2. Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 274.
  3. "Chariton County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 17 September 2016.
  4. "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 September 2016.

Coordinates: 39°18′54″N 92°50′16″W / 39.31500°N 92.83778°W / 39.31500; -92.83778

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