Jake Prairie, Missouri

Jake Prairie is an unincorporated community in Crawford County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]


A post office called Jakes Prairie was established in 1875, and remained in operation until 1933.[2] Tradition states the community was named after an Indian who lived near the site.[3]


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

Coordinates: 38°09′48″N 91°30′41″W / 38.16333°N 91.51139°W / 38.16333; -91.51139

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 10/2/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.