Hickory Hill, MO


HICKORY HILL, A post village of Cole county, Clark township, situated near the Osage river, 145 miles from St. Louis and 20 miles from Jefferson City, the county seat.  It was first settled by Messrs. Smith, McKenzie, Greenup and others.  The post office has been established about 20 years.  One stage line runs through this village, from Jefferson City to Tuscumbia, distance 45 miles.  The village contains one Baptist, one Methodist,and two Christian churches.  The business consists of two blacksmith, one clothier, one coal dealer, one commission house, one general store, one tavern, one surveyor, and several dealers in stock.  The chief products are corn and wheat.  Timber, oak, hickory, and walnut.  Minerals, lead of which there is a large quantity.  Unimproved lands may be bought for $3 per acre, and improved $10.  Population 100.  (The Missouri State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1860)

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