Place:Bonne Terre, Saint Francois, Missouri, United States

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NameBonne Terre
Alt namesBontearsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29002298
Fullertonsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29002298
Saint Joe Minessource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29002298
TypeCity
Coordinates37.922°N 90.552°W
Located inSaint Francois, Missouri, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Bonne Terre is a city in St. Francois County, Missouri, United States. The population was 6,864 at the 2010 census. The community was originally settled by the French in 1720 after lead ore was discovered. It was called La Bonne Terre, "the good soil."

Since 2005, Missouri has conducted all of its executions at the Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center in Bonne Terre.

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