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Riggs Union Church and Cemetery from the southeast
Riggs Union Church and Cemetery

Riggs is an unincorporated community in Boone County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. Today the community is centered around Riggs Union Church. A small store and several homes formerly stood at the intersection of Old Number 7 and Williams Road. The Mount Carmel (Sims) Cemetery is nearby.


A post office called Riggs was established in 1889, and remained in operation until 1907. The community was named after Shelton Riggs, a local merchant whose store also contained the post office.

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