Basher, Missouri

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Basher is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Missouri, United States. [1] Basher is located on a ridge northeast of Ava at the junction of Missouri routes 76 and U [2] at an elevation of 1,342 ft (409 m). [1]

History

A post office called Basher was established in 1907, and remained in operation until 1920. [3] The community was named after Harve Bash, the original owner of the site. [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Basher, Missouri
  2. Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 63, ISBN   0-89933-224-2
  3. "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 28 September 2016.
  4. "Douglas County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 28 September 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

Coordinates: 36°59′48″N92°36′22″W / 36.99667°N 92.60611°W / 36.99667; -92.60611