Brooklyn, Missouri facts for kids

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Brooklyn is an unincorporated community in Harrison County, Missouri, in the United States.

History

Brooklyn was platted in 1865. One source states the name is a transfer from Brooklyn, New York, while according to another source a brook (Big Creek) near the town site may have caused the name to be selected. A post office called Brooklyn was established in 1868, and remained in operation until 1908.

Coordinates: 40°23′54″N 94°02′27″W / 40.39833°N 94.04083°W / 40.39833; -94.04083


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