Place:Stockton, Cedar, Missouri, United States

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NameStockton
Alt namesFremontsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29022214
Lancastersource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29022214
TypeCity
Coordinates37.697°N 93.795°W
Located inCedar, Missouri, United States     (1857 - )

History

Fremont was a new name given to Lancaster in 1847. It was named for General John C. Fremont, the great western explorer. It held the name of Fremont from 1847 to 1857. At that time it was changed to Stockton. (Missouri (16), p. 174; A.M. Weaver) - Source: Meyers, Robert Lee. "Place Names In The Southwest Counties Of Missouri." M.A. thesis., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1930.


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Stockton is a city in Cedar County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,819 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Cedar County.

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