Hendrickson, Missouri

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Hendrickson is an unincorporated community in northern Butler County, Missouri. It is located near U.S. Route 67 about seven miles north of Poplar Bluff. It is in the Mark Twain National Forest. Its post office has closed, and its mail now comes from Williamsville The current population is estimated to be between 40 and 50.

Hendrickson was laid out in 1873 when the railroad was extended to that place, and named after Nathan Henrickson, the original owner of the town site.[1] A post office called Hendrickson was established in 1875, and remained in operation until 1975.[2]


  1. ^ "Butler County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 6 September 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 6 September 2016.

Coordinates: 36°54′16″N 90°28′08″W / 36.90444°N 90.46889°W / 36.90444; -90.46889