Bessville, Missouri

Populated place
Populated place in Crooked Creek Township, Bollinger County

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Named for the Bess family, including Sam Bess, first store owner, and Levi Bess, first postmaster. Station on Belmont Branch railroad. Post office dates: July 25, 1856 - Mar. 21, 1864; Apr. 6, 1871 - Apr. 30, 1955.

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