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Georgetown, Missouri
Map of Missouri highlighting Pettis County.svg
Nickname(s): 
Show-Me-Town
Country United States
State Missouri
County Pettis
Elevation
833 ft (249 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)

Georgetown is an unincorporated community or populated place (Class Code U6) located in Pettis County. The elevation is 833 feet.

History

Georgetown was platted in 1833, and named after Georgetown, Kentucky, the native home of a first settler. A post office called Georgetown was established in 1837, and remained in operation until 1921.



Coordinates: 38°45′31″N 93°14′17″W / 38.75861°N 93.23806°W / 38.75861; -93.23806

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