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Henry County Schools
1940

Based on a Road Map of Henry County prepared at the Missouri School of Mines, Rolla, Mo., from State Highway Department and U. S Geologic Survey Maps and School Report Data.

Note 1: If a name was given it is listed, along with the identifying district number (taken from the 1949 Plan of Reorganization of Rural Schools). Otherwise the Survey section in which the school was located is used as the name. All the schools did actually have names, but the road map doesn't list all of them. Some of the names were determined using the U. S. Geologic Survey's Geographic Names Information Service (GNIS). Setting 'Missouri' as State, 'Henry' as county, and 'school' as feature type and clicking on the Send Query box will return a list of all schools known to GNIS in Henry County, with their latitude and longitude. Comparison of the latitude/longitude figures with latitude and longitude of unidentified schools, derived from U. S. Geologic Survey Topographic maps, identified most of the schools for which no name was given on the map. Names identified in this fasion are marked with a * following the name.

Note 2: Addresses given are approximate.
The present road numbering system was adopted over 40 years after most of the rural schools closed. Some of the school buildings remain as residences or unoccupied buildings, but most are long gone, so the addresses given represent some guessworkas to the number.
Addresses given inside square brackets, i.e. [550 NE 300], represent locations where the road no longer exists as a public road.
Some represent areas mined where the road itself physically no longer exists. Others are on roads that have since been closed to public use, or are on Corps of Engineers lands around Truman Lake. They are not maintained and not shown on county road maps, but in many cases the roadway still exists. It may be so overgrown as to be impassable except on foot.

Bogard Township:
Bee Branch No. 26        Section  5   T43N R28W       1275 NW 1551
Blairstown               Section 36   T44N R28W       Blairstown
Bunker Hill              Section 17   T43N R28W       1550 NW 1050
Enterprise No. 28        Section 27   T43N R28W       875 NW 1271
Oak Grove No. 29         Section 29   T43N R28W       1551 NW 800
Big Creek Township:
Norris C-1               Section 10   T43N R27W       1115 N Hiway N (NW 771)
Compromise * (1)         Section 32   T44N R27W       911 W Hiway N (NW 1300)
Section 9 (1)            Section  9   T43N R27W       851 NW 1100
Agricola * (1)           Section 12   T43N R27W       1150 NW 651
Victor * (1)             Section 26   T43N R27W       670 NW 850
Cornett No. 24           Section 30   T43N R27W       1050 NW 820
(1) Part of the Norris C-1 District.
Shawnee Township:
Dunham No. 16            Section  5   T43N R26W       351 NW 1250
Little Grant No. 17      Section 17   T43N R26W       370 W Hiway M
Huntingdale No. 19       Section 32   T43N R26W       850 N Hiway N (NW 371)
Shawnee Mound C-3        Section  2   T43N R26W       Shawnee Mound
Comer No. 18             Section 26   T43N R26W       20 NW 850
Tebo Township:
Hickory Grove No. 10     Section  8   T43N R25W       1150 N Hiway CC (NE 231)
Pleasant View No. 9      Section 11   T43N R25W       1197 N Hiway J
Union No. 14             Section 30   T43N R25W       150 NE 850
HIghland No. 13          Section 33   T43N R25W       769 N Hiway AC
Merritt No. 12           Section 21   T43N R25W       399 NE 950
Plum Grove No. 11        Section 26   T43N R25W       867 N Hiway J
Calhoun                  Section 36   T43N R25W       Calhoun
Windsor Township:
Liberty No. 8            Section 32   T44N R24W       891 E Hiway 2
Berry No. 2              Section  8   T43N R24W       821 NE 1130
Crews No. 3              Section 20   T43N R24W       950 NE 951
Edgewood No. 6           Section 22   T43N R24W       1080 NE 1000
Oakdale No. 4            Section 25   T43N R24W       820 N Hiway Y
Powell No. 7             Section 32   T43N R24W       880 E Hiway OO
Windsor                  Section  1   T43N R24W       Windsor
White Oak Township:
Urich                    Section  3   T42N R28W       Urich town
Hickory Grove No. 30     Section 28   T42N R28W       1201 W Hiway AB (NW 220)
Section 21               Section 21   T42N R28W       1450 W Hiway MM (NW 400)
Section 29               Section 29   T42N R28W       1570 NW 300
(2) The 1949 Reorganization plan includes the Lucas No. 32 and Maple Grove No. 33 schools in the R-6 (Urich District), and these must be the two schools shown on the 1940 Map near Lucas, but which is which is unknown. GNIS gives "Unknown" as location for the Lucas School and gives the location of the Maple Grove No. 76 school near Germantown for Maple Grove.
Honey Creek Township:
Hartwell No. 34          Section 17   T42N R27W       Hartwell
Garland No. 33           Section 14   T42N R27W       600 NW 500
White No. 35             Section 25   T42N R27W       299 NW 601
Section 30               Section 30   T42N R27W       1091 NW 220
Fields Creek Township:
Fields Creek No. 40      Section 29   T42N R26W       252 NW 351
Land No. 39              Section 26   T42N R26W       291 NW 51
Collins No. 38           Section 17   T42N R26W       [477 NW 261]
Curtis No. 37            Section 12   T42N R26W       528 N Hiway 13
Deer Creek Township:
Lewis No. 42             Section  9   T42N R25W       [550 NE 300]
East No. 41              Section 14   T42N R25W       498 NE 501
Bronaugh No. 43 (3)      Section 26   T42N R25W       580 E Hiway YY
Deer Creek No. 44        Section 29   T42N R25W       248 NE 251
(3) Map shows school name as Oakland, but an Oakland School is also shown in Springfield Township. Other evidence indicates that this is the Bronaugh School and the actual Oakland school is the one in Springfield Township
Springfield Township:
Moore No. 46             Section  8   T42N R24W       501 N Hiway V
Oakland No. 45           Section 14   T42N R24W       491 N Hiway Y
George No. 48            Section 28   T42N R24W       300 N Hiway V
Roseland No. 47          Section 26   T42N R24W       Roseland
Walker Township:
White Oak No. 70         Section  8   T41N R28W       1510 W Division   
Camp Branch No. 69       Section 11   T41N R28W       1250 W Division
Aurora No. 74            Section 18   T41N R28W       199 SW 1601
American No. 72          Section 27   T41N R28W       300 SW K Hiway
Cleveland No. 71         Section 24   T41N R28W       234 SW 250
Davis Township:
Marvin No. 36            Section  5   T41N R27W       990 NW 100
Mound No. 65             Section  8   T41N R27W       951 W Hiway 18
Mt. Carmel No. 64        Section 10   T41N R27W       701 W Hiway 7
Elm Branch No. 66        Section 23   T41N R27W       651 SW 250
Willow Branch No. 68     Section 29   T41N R27W       324 SW Hiway PP (SW 951)
Ladue No. 67             Section 26   T41N R27W       La Due Town
Clinton Township:
Russell No. 60           Section  5   T41N R26W       [381 NW 50]
Clinton                  Section  3   T41N R26W       Clinton
Independence No. 63 *    Section 29   T41N R26W       301 SW 351
Lima No. 62              Section 27   T41N R26W       150 W Hiway T ((SW 400)
New Harmony No. 61       Section 36   T41N R26W       51 SE 450
Bethlehem Township:
Freedom No. 56           Section  8   T41N R25W       80 S Hiway AA
Star No. 55              Section 11   T41N R25W       50 SE 571
Bethlehem No. 59         Section 29   T41N R25W       [360 SE 251]
Green Ridge No. 58       Section 26   T41N R25W       340 S Hiway W
Good Hope No. 57         Section 25   T41N R25W       331 SE 571
Richland No. 92          Section  9   T40N R25W       [625 SE 351]
Surprise No. 91          Section  2   T40N R25W       591 SE 600P
Leesville Township:
Hortense No. 50          Section  8   T41N R24W       10 SE 851
Leesville No. 49         Section 11   T41N R24W       Leesville
Shady Grove No. 52       Section 16   T41N R24W       999 SE 200
Coal No. 54              Section 19   T41N R24W       Coal
Logan No. 51             Section 26   T41N R24W       331 S Hiway PP
Turner No. 53            Section 28   T41N R24W       390 SE 901
Mound Spring No. 99      Section  8   T40N R24W       600 SE 803
Deepwater Township:
Maple Grove No. 76       Section  8   T40N R28W       1580 SW 600
Enterprise No. 78        Section 17   T40N R28W       1551 SW Hiway H
Mt. Hope No. 75          Section 11   T40N R28W       1240 SW 550
Montrose                 Section 13   T40N R28W       Montrose
Wagner No. 77            Section 26   T40N R28W       1251 SW 1000
Section 32               Section 32   T40N R28W       1550 SW 1000
Bear Creek Township:
Farmers Institute No. 83 Section  8   T40N R27W       990 SW Hiway HH
Lonevale No. 82          Section 17   T40N R27W       949 S Hiway 52
Lookout No. 85           Section 29   T40N R27W       991 SW 901
Franklin No. 81          Section  4   T40N R27W       551 SW 801
Glenwood No. 80          Section 11   T40N R27W       650 SW 651
Section 27 (4)           Section 27   T40N R27W       951 SW 701
Antioch No. 84 (4)       Section 35   T40N R27W       1051 SW 601
(4) According to GNIS data, the school in Section 27 is Antioch School and the one in Section 35 is the Wheatley Colored School.
Fairview Township:
Shiloh No. 87            Section  5   T40N R26W       391 SW 600
Glendale No. 90          Section 30   T40N R26W       971 S Hiway F
Section 28               Section 28   T40N R26W       981 SW 201
Pleasant Valley          Section 34   T40N R26W       199 SW 1100
Tranquility No. 88       Section 35   T40N R26W       1011 SW 51
Fairview No. 86 *        Section 16   T40N R26W       200 SW 700
Deepwater                Section 14   T40N R26W       Deepwater
Osage Township:
Brownington No. 95       Section 20   T40N R25W       Brownington
Diamond Point No. 97     Section 32   T40N R25W       240 E Hiway Z
Columbia Hall No. 93     Section 22   T40N R25W       470 SE 850 
County Line No. 96       Section 36   T40N R25W       601 SE 1100
Hay Creek No. 94 *       Section 24   T40N R25W       898 SE 671
Prairie Grove No. 101    Section 29   T40N R24W       [850 SE 950]
Finey No. 100            Section 23   T40N R24W       1171 E Hiway Z
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