Lyons, Missouri

Not to be confused with Lyon, Missouri.

Lyons is an unincorporated community in Laclede County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]


A variant name was "Delto".[1] A post office called Delto was established in 1874, the name was changed to Lyon in 1913, and the post office closed in 1928.[2] The present name honors the Lyons family, local merchants.[3]


  1. 1 2 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lyons
  2. "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
  3. "Laclede County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 24 October 2016.

Coordinates: 37°33′57″N 92°29′41″W / 37.56583°N 92.49472°W / 37.56583; -92.49472

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