Phelps City, Missouri facts for kids
|Phelps City, Missouri|
|Census-designated place & unincorporated community|
|• Total||0.493 sq mi (1.28 km2)|
|• Land||0.493 sq mi (1.28 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||892 ft (272 m)|
|• Density||48.7/sq mi (18.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||724280|
Phelps City is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Atchison County, Missouri. As of the 2010 census, its population was 24. The community is 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Rock Port. It is the closest Missouri community to Brownville Bridge, a Missouri River crossing that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Phelps City was platted in 1868. The community was named for Willis Phelps, one of the owners of the town site. A post office was established at Phelps City in 1868, and remained in operation until 1954.
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