kids encyclopedia robot

Bidwell, Missouri facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts

Bidwell is an unincorporated community in Laclede County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.

History

An early variant name was Partlow, after J. W. Partlow, a railroad promoter. A post office called Partlow was established in 1886, the name was changed to Bidwell in 1895, and the post office closed in 1915. The present name of Bidwell was the wife's maiden name of an early postmaster.

Coordinates: 37°52′18″N 92°42′35″W / 37.87167°N 92.70972°W / 37.87167; -92.70972

kids search engine
Bidwell, Missouri Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.