Glover, Missouri

Glover is an unincorporated community in southern Iron County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located on Route 49 about seven miles south of Ironton.

A post office called Glover was established in 1888, and remained in operation until 1991.[2] The community has the name of John Milton Glover, a state legislator.[3]

The lead smelter at Glover was operated by Doe Run Company and was a major local employer until operations were indefinitely suspended in 2003.[4]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Glover, Missouri
  2. "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  3. "Iron County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  4. "The History of Doe Run, a Natural Resources Company". Doe Run Company. Retrieved 12 October 2016.

Coordinates: 37°29′11″N 90°41′28″W / 37.48639°N 90.69111°W / 37.48639; -90.69111

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