Montgomery County, Missouri
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County Seat is Montgomery City.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Source is: P.M. Pinckard, The Missouri handbook, St. Louis, 1865, 162 pgs.
Transcribed by Donna Walton

Is situated in the eastern part of the State, on the north shore of the Missouri river. 
This county was created from St. Charles, in 1818, and some of the most daring battles fought between the pioneers and the savages occurred upon territory now embraced within its limits. 
The northern portion of the county is level prairie-the southern broken timberland. 
Cannel coal has been found in considerable quantities near Danville, and bituminous coal near Wellsville, is very abundant.  The whole county is under laid with coal.  There are fine springs, good building stone, clay for bricks, etc.  The soil is generally fertile, and adapted to all the purposes of agriculture.  Stock growing could be profitably conducted.  Having the Missouri river on the south,
for shipment, and being traversed by the North Missouri railroad, the county possesses superior commercial facilities. Population in 1860, 7,363. 

Towns/ Cities

Listed by the US Census Bureau

Not listed by the US Census Bureau

Bellflower
High Hill
Jonesburg
McKittrick
Middletown
Montgomery City
New Florence
Rhineland
Wellsville

Big Springs
Bluffton
Buell
Danville
Gamma
Liege
Mineola
Montgomery
New Hartford
Prices Branch
Starkenburg


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County Updates

December 2014
Hunter Cemetery Listings

May 2013
1883 Pensioners

March 2013
Obits: Bigelow

 

 


 

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Surrounding Counties

Audrain County (northwest)
Pike County (northeast)
Lincoln County (east)
Warren County (southeast)
Gasconade County (south)
Callaway County (west)

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County Courthouse
211 East 3rd Street
Montgomery City, MO 63361-1956
Phone: (573) 564-3357

   

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