Minimum, Missouri

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


A post office called Minimum was established in 1904, and remained in operation until 1955.[2] The name "Minimum" is said to be derived from the first name of Minnie Farr, the wife of an early postmaster.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Minimum, 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.

Coordinates: 37°22′34″N 90°35′15″W / 37.37611°N 90.58750°W / 37.37611; -90.58750

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