Lovejoy, Missouri

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Lovejoy is an extinct town in Cape Girardeau County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.[1]

A post office called Lovejoy was established in 1887, and remained in operation until 1894.[2] The community took its name from nearby Lovejoy Creek.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lovejoy, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Cape Girardeau County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 10 September 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

Coordinates: 37°32′00″N 89°31′41″W / 37.53333°N 89.52806°W / 37.53333; -89.52806