Pennsboro, Missouri

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


Pennsboro was founded in the 1880s, and named after William Penn, a Dade County pioneer.[2] A post office was established at Pennsboro in 1895, and remained in operation until 1931.[3]


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

Coordinates: 37°19′38″N 93°50′03″W / 37.32722°N 93.83417°W / 37.32722; -93.83417

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