Forker, Missouri facts for kids
The community is on Missouri Route 130 one mile north of the Linn-Chariton county line. The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad went past the east side of the community.
According to tradition, Forker was the name of a railroad official. A variant name was "Boomer Post Office". A post office called Boomer was established in 1883, and remained in operation until 1953.
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