Place:Norborne, Carroll, Missouri, United States

Watchers


NameNorborne
TypeCity
Coordinates39.302°N 93.676°W
Located inCarroll, Missouri, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Norborne is a city in Carroll County, Missouri, United States. The population was 708 at the 2010 census.

Norborne was founded in 1868 by Norborne B. Coates, a civil engineer for the railroad. The town has numerous small businesses, but is mostly an agricultural community. Norborne is the self-proclaimed Soybean Capital of the World and holds the Soybean Festival every year during the weekend of the second Saturday in August. The Festival begins on Thursday evening and concludes on Saturday night.

The traditional Soy Bean Festival will not be held in 2011 due to flooding.

In June 2009, Norborne, Missouri got hit by straight-line winds in excess of 74 mph (miles per hour) which severely damaged buildings, homes and property.[1][2]

Research Tips


This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Norborne, Missouri. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.