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Dayton is an unincorporated community in southeast Cass County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. Garden City is five miles north along Missouri Route F and Creighton lies 6.5 miles east along Missouri Route B. The Settles Ford Conservation Area along the South Grand River lies to the southeast. The community lies atop a ridge between Sugar Creek to the west and Lick Branch to the east. It is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area.


A post office called Dayton was established in 1856, and remained in operation until 1918. The community was named after William L. Dayton, a vice-presidential candidate in the United States presidential election, 1856.

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