Place:Leadwood, Saint Francois, Missouri, United States

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NameLeadwood
Alt namesHoffmansource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29012332
Owl Creeksource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29012332
TypeCity
Coordinates37.864°N 90.591°W
Located inSaint Francois, Missouri, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Leadwood is a city in St. Francois County, Missouri. The population was 1,282 at the 2010 census.

History

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Leadwood was founded in 1910 as a company town by St. Joe Lead which originally called it Owl Creek. It was situated along the St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern Railway.

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