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Mercyville is an unincorporated community in Macon County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.

History

Mercyville was laid out in the 1860s, and named after Mercy Williams, the wife of a local blacksmith. In 1888, the majority of the population removed to nearby Elmer when the railroad was extended to that point. A post office called Mercyville was established in 1867, and remained in operation until 1889.

Coordinates: 39°58′18″N 92°38′36″W / 39.97167°N 92.64333°W / 39.97167; -92.64333

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