Sparta, Buchanan County, Missouri facts for kids

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Sparta is an unincorporated community in Buchanan County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.

History

Sparta was originally called Benton, and under the latter name was platted in 1840. A post office called Sparta was established in 1841, and remained in operation until 1865. The community held the county seat until about 1846.

Coordinates: 39°39′01″N 94°49′59″W / 39.65028°N 94.83306°W / 39.65028; -94.83306


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