Iron Mountain, MO


IRON MOUNTAIN, A post village of St. Francois county, Iron township, 14 miles from Farmington, the county seat, situated on the Iron Mountain railroad, 81 miles from St. Louis.  The American Iron Mountain Company owns about 5¾ square miles of land here, and are engaged in mining the Mountain, which abounds in iron ore; they have three furnaces constantly engaged, and give employment to about 300 hands.  The village contains one Free Church, one Express agency, hotel, and general store. Population about 300. (The Missouri State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1860)

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