Bryant, Missouri

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Bryant is an extinct town in Douglas County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place. [1] Bryant is located adjacent to Bryant Creek just north of the Mill Hollow confluence with Bryant Creek and the Missouri Highway 5 bridge over Bryant Creek. [2] The old store known as Midway was located one mile downstream at the old Bryant bridge along old Highway 5 at 37°01′46″N92°35′43″W / 37.02944°N 92.59528°W / 37.02944; -92.59528 . [2]

A post office called Bryant was established in 1888, and remained in operation until 1941. [3] The community was named after nearby Bryant Creek. [4]

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References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bryant
  2. 1 2 Mansfield, MO, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1951 (1985 rev.)
  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: 37°02′20″N92°36′39″W / 37.03889°N 92.61083°W / 37.03889; -92.61083