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Jeffriesburg is an unincorporated community in Franklin County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.

History

A post office called Jeffriesburgh was established in 1857, and remained in operation until 1942. Some say the community was named after Elisha Betts Jeffries, a local politician, while others believe the namesake was Achilles Whitehead Jeffries, a pioneer citizen.

Coordinates: 38°26′25″N 91°05′18″W / 38.44028°N 91.08833°W / 38.44028; -91.08833

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