Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 46
Establishment and Boundaries of Counties

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Boundaries by watercourses.

46.010. Whenever a county is bounded by a watercourse, it shall be construed to be the middle of the main channel thereof; and range, township and sectional lines shall be construed as conforming to the established surveys.

(RSMo 1939 § 13664)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 12005; 1919 § 9407; 1909 § 3624

Surveying of county lines.

46.015. When it shall appear to the satisfaction of any county commission that the boundaries of such county are not sufficiently ascertained, the county commission shall issue an order to the county surveyor, requiring him to ascertain, survey and mark such part thereof as they may designate; and a day shall be named by the commission for the commencement of such survey.

(RSMo 1939 § 13665)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 12006; 1919 § 9408; 1909 § 3625

Notice thereof to be given.

46.020. It shall be the duty of the commission making such order to give notice thereof, at least ten days prior to running and marking said line, to the commission of the adjacent county, whereupon the commission receiving such notice shall issue an order to the county surveyor, ordering him to proceed, with the surveyor of the county giving notice to survey and mark the line or lines designated in the order.

(RSMo 1939 § 13666)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 12007; 1919 § 9409; 1909 § 3626

Returns from surveyors.

46.025. The surveyors shall proceed to ascertain, mark and survey the lines designated in said order, and make a return of their proceedings to their respective county commissions, which, if approved by the county commissions, shall be recorded as evidence of the line in controversy.

(RSMo 1939 § 13667)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 12008; 1919 § 9410; 1909 § 3627

Fees--procedure when one surveyor is absent.

46.030. The fees of the surveyors shall be paid by the counties respectively; and in case either of the surveyors shall fail to attend, the one in attendance may proceed alone to survey and mark the line; in which case he shall make two copies or plats of the line or lines he may run, one whereof he shall return to the county commission of each county, which, being approved of, as aforesaid, shall be recorded in evidence of the line in controversy, and the expenses paid as herein provided.

(RSMo 1939 § 13668)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 12009; 1919 § 9411; 1909 § 3628

State divided into one hundred and fourteen counties and one city.

46.040. This state is divided into one hundred and fourteen counties and one city, by the names and designations following: NORTH OF THE MISSOURI RIVER 1. Adair 23. Lincoln

2. Andrew 24. Linn

3. Atchison 25. Livingston

4. Audrain 26. Macon

5. Boone 27. Marion

6. Buchanan 28. Mercer

7. Caldwell 29. Monroe

8. Callaway 30. Montgomery

9. Carroll 31. Nodaway

10. Chariton 32. Pike

11. Clark 33. Platte

12. Clay 34. Putnam

13. Clinton 35. Ralls

14. Daviess 36. Randolph

15. DeKalb 37. Ray

16. Gentry 38. Schuyler

17. Grundy 39. Scotland

18. Harrison 40. Shelby

19. Holt 41. St. Charles

20. Howard 42. Sullivan

21. Knox 43. Warren

22. Lewis 44. Worth SOUTH OF THE MISSOURI RIVER 45. Barry 81. McDonald

46. Barton 82. Miller

47. Bates 83. Mississippi

48. Benton 84. Moniteau

49. Bollinger 85. Morgan

50. Butler 86. New Madrid

51. Camden 87. Newton

52. Cape Girardeau 88. Oregon

53. Carter 89. Osage

54. Cass 90. Ozark

55. Cedar 91. Pemiscot

56. Christian 92. Perry

57. Cole 93. Pettis

58. Cooper 94. Phelps

59. Crawford 95. Polk

60. Dade 96. Pulaski

61. Dallas 97. Reynolds

62. Dent 98. Ripley

63. Douglas 99. Saline

64. Dunklin 100. Scott

65. Franklin 101. Shannon

66. Gasconade 102. Stoddard

67. Greene 103. St. Clair

68. Henry 104. St. Francois

69. Hickory 105. Ste. Genevieve

70. Howell 106. St. Louis

71. Iron 107. Stone

72. Jackson 108. Taney

73. Jasper 109. Texas

74. Jefferson 110. Vernon

75. Johnson 111. Washington

76. Laclede 112. Wayne

77. Lafayette 113. Webster

78. Lawrence 114. Wright

79. Madison 115. City of St. Louis

80. Maries

(RSMo 1939 § 13548)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11889; 1919 § 9291; 1909 § 3508

Adair.

46.050. The county of Adair shall be bounded as follows: Beginning at a point in the middle of range thirteen, on the township line dividing townships sixty and sixty-one; thence west on said township line to the range line dividing ranges seventeen and eighteen; thence north on said range line to a point three miles north of the township line dividing townships sixty-three and sixty-four; thence east on a line parallel to the said township line to the center of township sixty-four, in range thirteen; thence south to the beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13549)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11890; 1919 § 9292; 1909 § 3509

Andrew.

46.051. Beginning at a point on the former western boundary of this state, where the same is intersected by the subdivisional line between sections twenty-one and twenty-eight, in township fifty-eight, range thirty-three, west; thence north with said former boundary line of the state to the township line between townships sixty-one and sixty-two; thence west with said township line to the middle of the main channel of Nodaway River; thence down said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the southern crossing of said river of the range line between ranges thirty-six and thirty-seven; thence south with said range line to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to a point where the prolongation west of the subdivisional line running east and west between sections nineteen and thirty of township fifty-eight would intersect the same; thence east with said subdivisional line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13550)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11891; 1919 § 9293; 1909 § 3510

Atchison.

46.052. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, at a point where the prolongation west of the subdivisional line dividing in two equal parts township sixty-three would intersect the same; thence east with said subdivisional line to a point on the northern line of Holt County, where it is intersected by the subdivisional line dividing range thirty-eight into two equal parts; thence northward on said subdivisional line to the northern line of township sixty-five; thence westward on said township line to the southwest corner of section thirty-four in township sixty-six, north, of range thirty-eight, west; thence northward on the subdivisional line dividing range thirty-eight into two equal parts to the north boundary line of the state; thence west with said boundary line to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down the Missouri River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13552)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11893; 1919 § 9295; 1909 § 3512

Audrain.

46.053. Beginning at the northwest corner of section thirty-one, township fifty-three, range twelve, west; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the northeast corner of section thirty-one, township fifty-three, range seven, west; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southeast corner of section thirty-one, township and range aforesaid; thence east with the township line between townships fifty-two and fifty-three to where it intersects the western line of Pike County; thence on a direct line with the aforesaid boundary of Pike County to the southeast corner of township fifty-one, range five, west; thence west with the township line between townships fifty and fifty-one to the southwest corner of township fifty-one, range six, west; thence south with the range line between ranges six and seven to the southeast corner of township fifty, range seven; thence west with the township line between townships forty-nine and fifty to the southwest corner of section thirty-six, township fifty, range eleven, west; thence north with the subdivisional line to the northwest corner of section one, township fifty-one, range eleven, west; thence west with the township line between townships fifty-one and fifty-two to the southwest corner of township fifty-two, range twelve, west; thence north with the range line between ranges twelve and thirteen to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13551)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11892; 1919 § 9294; 1909 § 3511

Barry.

46.054. Beginning at the northwest corner of section thirty-six of township twenty-six, range twenty-nine, west; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the south boundary line of the state; thence east with said boundary line to the range line between ranges twenty-four and twenty-five; thence north with said range line to the northeast corner of section thirty-six, township twenty-six, range twenty-five, west; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13593)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11934; 1919 § 9336; 1909 § 3553

Barton.

46.055. Beginning at the northeast corner of section fourteen, in township thirty, north, of range twenty-nine, west, on the line dividing sections eleven and fourteen; thence west, following said line, to the western boundary line of the state; thence north with said state line to the line dividing townships thirty-three and thirty-four; thence east on said line to the northwest corner of section one, township thirty-three, north of range twenty-nine; thence south on the subdivisional line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13594)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11935; 1919 § 9337; 1909 § 3554

Bates.

46.056. Beginning on the western boundary of the state, at the southwest corner of section nineteen of township thirty-eight, range thirty-three, west; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the middle of the main channel of the Marais des Cygnes River; thence down said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the middle of the main channel of the Osage River; thence down the Osage River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to where the line between ranges twenty-eight and twenty-nine intersects the same; thence north with said range line between ranges twenty-eight and twenty-nine to the middle of the main channel of Grand River; thence up Grand River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the township line between townships forty-two and forty-three; thence west with the township line between townships forty-two and forty-three to the western boundary line of the state; thence south with the western boundary line of the state to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13595)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11936; 1919 § 9338; 1909 § 3555

Benton.

46.057. Beginning at the northeast corner of township forty-three, range twenty; thence south with the range line between ranges nineteen and twenty to the southeast corner of section one, township thirty-eight, range twenty; thence west with the subdivisional line to the southwest corner of section six, township thirty-eight, range twenty-three; thence north with the range line between ranges twenty-three and twenty-four to the northeast corner of township thirty-nine, range twenty-three, west; thence west with the township line between townships thirty-nine and forty to the middle of the main channel of the Osage River where it crosses the south line of section thirty-one, township forty, range twenty-three, west; thence up the main channel of the said Osage River until it strikes the range line between ranges twenty-three and twenty-four, west; thence north with said range line to the northeast corner of section eighteen, township forty-three, range twenty-three, west; thence east with the subdivisional line to the northeast corner of section thirteen, township forty-three, range twenty-two, west; thence north with the range line between range twenty-one and twenty-two, west, to the northeast corner of township forty-three, range twenty-one, west; thence east with the township line between township forty-three and forty-four to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13596)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11937; 1919 § 9339; 1909 § 3556

Bollinger.

46.058. Beginning at the northeast corner of section six, in township thirty-three, north, of range eleven, east; thence south with the subdivisional section line to the corner of sections thirty-one and thirty-two, on the south boundary of township twenty-nine, north, of range eleven, east; thence west with the line between townships twenty-eight and twenty-nine, north, to the corner of sections four and five, on the north boundary line of said townships, range ten, east; thence south with the subdivisional section line to the northeast corner of section thirty-two, township twenty-eight, north, of range ten, east; thence west with the subdivisional section lines to the range line dividing ranges nine and ten; thence south with said range line to the southeast corner of township twenty-eight, north, of range nine, east; thence west with the line between townships twenty-seven and twenty-eight to the range line dividing ranges eight and nine; thence north with said range line to the northeast corner of section twenty-four, township twenty-eight, north, of range eight, east; thence west with the subdivisional section lines to the range line between ranges seven and eight; thence north with said range line to the point at which the same crosses Castor River; thence east with the boundary line between townships thirty and thirty-one to the corner of sections thirty-four and thirty-five, on the south boundary of township thirty-one, north, of range eight, east; thence north with the subdivisional section lines to the corner of sections fourteen, fifteen, twenty-two and twenty-three, township thirty-three, north, of range eight, east; thence in a direct line to the corner of sections thirty-three and thirty-four, on the south boundary of township thirty-four, north, of range eight, east; thence east with the line between townships thirty-three and thirty-four, north, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13597)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11938; 1919 § 9340; 1909 § 3557

Boone.

46.059. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, opposite the mouth of Moniteau Creek; thence up said creek to the line between townships forty-eight and forty-nine; thence in a direct line to the northeast corner of township fifty-one of range fourteen, west; thence east with the township line between townships fifty-one and fifty-two to the northeast corner of section two of township fifty-one of range eleven, west; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southeast corner of section thirty-five of township fifty, range eleven, west; thence west with the township lines between townships forty-nine and fifty to the middle of the main fork of Cedar Creek; thence down Cedar Creek, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the most southern crossing of said creek by the range line between ranges eleven and twelve; thence south with said range line to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence up said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13553)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11894; 1919 § 9296; 1909 § 3513

Buchanan.

46.060. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, where the prolongation west of the line run and marked by M. M. Hughes, under the act of the general assembly of 1838 and 1839; thence east with said line to the old boundary line of the state; thence north with said line to the point where it is intersected by the subdivisional line between sections twenty-one and twenty-eight of township fifty-eight, range thirty-three, west; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13554)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11895; 1919 § 9297; 1909 § 3514

Butler.

46.061. Beginning at the point where the section line dividing sections one and twelve, in township twenty-six, range seven, east, crosses the middle of the main channel of the St. Francis River; thence due west on section lines to the range line dividing ranges three and four, east; thence south along said range line to the southwest corner of section nineteen, township twenty-six, north, of range four, east; thence east along the section line to the southeast corner of said section nineteen; thence south along the section line to the southwest corner of section seventeen, township twenty-five, north, of range four, east; thence east along the section line to the southwest corner of section fifteen, township twenty-five, north, of range four, east; thence south along the section line to township line between townships twenty-three and twenty-four; thence east along said township line to the northwest corner of section one in township twenty-three, north, of range four, east; thence south along the section line to the township line between townships twenty-two and twenty-three, north; thence east to the range line dividing the ranges four and five, east; thence south with said range line to the southern boundary line of the state; thence east along the southern boundary of the state to the middle of the main channel of the St. Francis River; thence up the middle of the main channel thereof to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13598)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11939; 1919 § 9341; 1909 § 3558

Caldwell.

46.062. Beginning at the southeast corner of township fifty-five, range twenty-six, west; thence north with the range line between ranges twenty-five and twenty-six to the northeast corner of township fifty-seven, range twenty-six; thence west with the township line between townships fifty-seven and fifty-eight to the northwest corner of township fifty-seven, range twenty-nine; thence south with the range line between ranges twenty-nine and thirty to the southwest corner of township fifty-five, range twenty-nine; thence east with the township line between townships fifty-four and fifty-five to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13555)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11896; 1919 § 9298; 1909 § 3515

Callaway.

46.063. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, where a prolongation south of the range line between ranges six and seven, west, would intersect the same; thence north with said range line to the northeast corner of township forty-nine, range seven, west; thence west with the township line between townships forty-nine and fifty to the main fork of Cedar Creek; thence down said creek, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to its southern intersection with the range line between ranges eleven and twelve; thence south with said range line to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13556)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11897; 1919 § 9299; 1909 § 3516

Camden.

46.064. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of the Osage River, where the range line between ranges fifteen and sixteen intersects the same; thence up the Osage, to a point where the northern line of section thirty-six, township forty, range seventeen intersects the same; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the middle of the main channel of the said Osage River; thence up said river to a point where the range line between ranges nineteen and twenty intersects the same; thence south with said range line to the southwest corner of township thirty-seven, range nineteen, west; thence east with the township line between townships thirty-six and thirty-seven to the top of the ridge dividing the waters of the Dry Auglaize from the Wet Auglaize; thence southeast on the middle of said ridge separating the waters of the Wet Auglaize from Bear Creek to a point where the top of said ridge bears in a northeasterly direction; thence in a northeasterly direction on the middle of said ridge until it strikes the range line between ranges thirteen and fourteen; thence north with the said range line to the northeast corner of section twenty-four, township thirty-eight, range fourteen, west; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section eighteen of said township; thence north on the range line between ranges fourteen and fifteen to the northeast corner of section thirteen, township thirty-eight, range fifteen; thence west to the northwest corner of section thirteen; thence north to the northeast corner of section eleven; thence west to the northeast corner of section ten; thence north to the northeast corner of section three, and on township line between townships thirty-eight and thirty-nine; thence west on said township line to the southeast corner of section thirty-three, township thirty-nine, range fifteen, west; thence north on section line to the northeast corner of section twenty-eight; thence west to the northeast corner of section twenty-nine; thence north to the northeast corner of section twenty; thence west on section line one-half mile to the quarter section corner between sections seventeen and twenty; thence north through the middle of sections seventeen and eight to the north boundary of section eight; thence west one-half mile to the northeast corner of section seven; thence north to the northeast corner of section six; thence west to the southwest corner of section thirty-one, township forty, range fifteen, and thence north along range line between range fifteen and range sixteen to place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13599)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11940; 1919 § 9342; 1909 § 3559

Cape Girardeau.

46.065. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River, opposite the mouth of Apple Creek; thence to the mouth of said creek; thence up said creek to the line between townships thirty-three and thirty-four, at or near where the said township line is intersected by the section line dividing sections thirty-three and thirty-four, in township thirty-four, range eleven, east; thence west with said line to the northwest corner of section five, township thirty-three, range eleven, east; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section thirty-two, township twenty-nine, range eleven, east; thence east with the township line between townships twenty-eight and twenty-nine to the middle of the west fork of White Water River, where the township line between townships twenty-eight and twenty-nine, north, range twelve, east, crosses said creek; thence to the southeast corner of section thirty-one, township twenty-nine, north, range twelve, east; thence to the northeast corner of said section thirty-one; thence east to the northeast corner of section thirty-three, in said township and range; thence north to the southwest corner of section twenty-two, in the same township and range; thence east to the southeast corner of said section twenty-two; thence north to the southwest corner of section eleven, in the same township and range; thence east to the southeast corner of said section eleven; thence north to the southwest corner of section one, in said township and range; thence east to the southeast corner of said section one; thence to the northwest corner of the southwest quarter of section six, township twenty-nine, north, range thirteen, east; thence east to the northeast corner of the southeast quarter of said section six; thence north to the northeast corner of said section six; thence east to the southeast corner of section thirty-two, in township thirty, north, of range thirteen, east; thence north to the northeast corner of said section thirty-two; thence east to the southeast corner of section twenty-seven, in said township and range; thence north to the northeast corner of the southeast quarter of said section twenty-seven; thence east to the northeast corner of the southeast quarter of section twenty-five, in said township and range; thence north to the southwest corner of section nineteen, in township thirty, north, of range fourteen, east; thence east to the northwest corner of section twenty-nine, above stated township and range; thence south 86 degrees 58 minutes 58 seconds east along the north line of said section twenty-nine, a distance of 2,182.97 feet to the center of Cape La Croix (La Cruche) Creek, thence south 47 degrees 17 minutes 53 seconds east, 1022.85 feet; thence south 1 degree 31 minutes 55 seconds east, 675.86 feet; thence north 84 degrees 8 minutes 44 seconds east, 1047.81 feet; thence north 52 degrees 6 minutes 0.0 seconds east, 1329.28 feet; thence south 26 degrees 5 minutes 12 seconds east, 877.54 feet; thence north 88 degrees 43 minutes 24 seconds east, 643.47 feet; thence north 55 degrees 40 minutes 03 seconds east, 592.98 feet; thence north 31 degrees 44 minutes 26 seconds east, 973.54 feet; thence south 58 degrees 51 minutes 45 seconds east, 1748.11 feet; thence north 26 degrees 20 minutes 57 seconds east, 572.69 feet; thence north 88 degrees 23 minutes 16 seconds east, 1429.32 feet; thence south 88 degrees 59 minutes 1 seconds east, 504.91 feet; thence north 50 degrees 16 minutes 9 seconds east, 487.39 feet; thence north 9 degrees 27 minutes 15 seconds east, 351.59 feet; thence continuing north 9 degrees 27 minutes 15 seconds east, to the Mississippi River, thence to the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River; thence up the Mississippi River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13600, A.L. 1984 S.B. 741)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11941; 1919 § 9343; 1909 § 3560

Carroll.

46.066. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, at a point where the prolongation south of the range line between ranges twenty-five and twenty-six would intersect the same; thence north with said range line to the northwest corner of township fifty-five, range twenty-five, west; thence east with the township line between townships fifty-five and fifty-six to the middle of the main channel of Grand River; thence down said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence up said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13557)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11898; 1919 § 9300; 1909 § 3517

Carter.

46.067. Beginning at the southeast corner of section thirteen, township twenty-five, range three, west; thence east on section lines to southeast corner of section eighteen, township twenty-five, range four, east; thence north on section lines to the northeast corner of section thirty, township twenty-six, range four, east; thence west to northwest corner of said section; thence north to the Wayne County line; thence with the Wayne County line to the southeast corner of section thirty-three, township twenty-eight, range three, east; thence west on township line to southeast corner of section thirty-two, township twenty-eight, range one, east; thence north on section lines to northeast corner of section twenty, township twenty-eight, range one, east; thence west on section lines to range line between ranges two and three, west; thence south on said range line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13601)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11942; 1919 § 9344; 1909 § 3561

Cass.

46.068. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of Grand River, where the range line between ranges twenty-eight and twenty-nine intersects the same; thence north to the northeast corner of section thirty-six of township forty-four, range twenty-nine, west; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section twenty-seven of township forty-four, range twenty-nine, west; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section three of township forty-six, range twenty-nine, west; thence west with the township line between townships forty-six and forty-seven to the western boundary line of the state; thence south with said boundary line of the state to where the line between townships forty-two and forty-three intersects the same; thence east with said township line to the middle of the main channel of Grand River; thence down said river in the middle of the main channel thereof to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13602)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11943; 1919 § 9345; 1909 § 3562

Cedar.

46.069. Beginning at the northeast corner of township thirty-five, range twenty-five, west; thence west with the township line between townships thirty-five and thirty-six to the northwest corner of section four of township thirty-five, range twenty-six, west; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the northeast corner of section seventeen, township thirty-six, range twenty-six, west; thence west to the northwest corner of section eighteen, township thirty-six, range twenty-eight, west; thence south with the range line between ranges twenty-eight and twenty-nine to the southwest corner of township thirty-five, range twenty-eight, west; thence east with the township line between townships thirty-four and thirty-five to the northwest corner of section one, township thirty-four, range twenty-nine, west; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section twenty-four, township thirty-three, range twenty-nine; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the southeast corner of section twenty-four of township thirty-three, range twenty-five, west; thence north with the range line between ranges twenty-four and twenty-five to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13603)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11944; 1919 § 9346; 1909 § 3563

Chariton.

46.070. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, where the line between sections seventeen and twenty, in township fifty-one, range seventeen, west, intersects the same; thence in a straight line with the western boundary of Howard County to a point one and a half miles west of the northeast corner of township fifty-two, range seventeen, west; thence with the northern boundary line of Howard County to where the same is intersected by the sectional line dividing range sixteen into two equal parts; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the northeast corner of section four, township fifty-six, range sixteen, west; thence with the township line between townships fifty-six and fifty-seven, to where Locust Creek crosses the same; thence down the said creek to the middle of the main channel of Grand River; thence down Grand River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13558)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11899; 1919 § 9301; 1909 § 3518

Christian.

46.071. Beginning at the southwest corner of township twenty-seven of range twenty-four; thence east with the township line dividing townships twenty-six and twenty-seven to the southeast corner of section thirty-three of township twenty-seven of range twenty-two; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section thirty-four, township twenty-five of range twenty-two; thence east with the township line dividing townships twenty-four and twenty-five to the southeast corner of section thirty-three, township twenty-five of range eighteen; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the southeast corner of section twenty-eight, township twenty-eight of range eighteen; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section thirty-one, township twenty-eight of range twenty-four; thence south to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13604)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11945; 1919 § 9347; 1909 § 3564

Clark.

46.072. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River, where the prolongation east of the subdivisional line crossing and dividing equally township sixty-three would intersect the same; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section eighteen, township sixty-three, north, range nine, west; thence north with the range line between ranges nine and ten to the northern boundary line of this state; thence east on said boundary line to the middle of the main channel of the Des Moines River; thence down said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River; thence down the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13559)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11900; 1919 § 9302; 1909 § 3519

Clay.

46.073. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, where the prolongation south of the line between ranges twenty-nine and thirty would intersect the same; thence north with said range line to the northeast corner of section thirty-six, township fifty-four, range thirty; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the old state line; thence south with said line to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down the Missouri, in the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13560)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11901; 1919 § 9309; 1909 § 3520

Clinton.

46.074. Beginning at the southeast corner of section twenty-five, township fifty-four, range thirty, west; thence north with the range line between ranges twenty-nine and thirty to the northeast corner of section twenty-four of township fifty-seven, range thirty; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the former western boundary line of this state; thence south with said boundary line to a point where said line is intersected by the subdivisional lines running east and west between sections twenty-eight and thirty-three, and sections twenty-seven and thirty-four, of township fifty-four of range thirty-three; thence east with subdivisional lines to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13561)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11902; 1919 § 9304; 1909 § 3521

Cole.

46.075. Beginning at the southwest corner of section thirty-two, in township forty-three, in range fourteen; thence in a direct line to the Missouri River, to a point where the subdivisional line between fractional sections twelve and thirteen, township forty-six, range fourteen, intersects the range line between ranges thirteen and fourteen; thence in a direct line to the nearest point in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down the middle of the main channel thereof to a point where the middle of the main channel of the Osage River intersects the same; thence up the middle of the main channel of the Osage River to the mouth of Profit's Creek; thence up said creek to the range line between ranges eleven and twelve; thence south with the said line to the southeast corner of township forty-two of range twelve; thence west with the township line between townships forty-one and forty-two to the middle of the main channel of the Osage River; thence up the same, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to a point where the township line between townships forty-one and forty-two crosses the same a second time; thence west with said line to the southwest corner of township forty-two, in range thirteen; thence north to the northwest corner of said township; thence west with the township line between townships forty-two and forty-three to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13605)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11946; 1919 § 9348; 1909 § 3565

Cooper.

46.076. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, at a point where the prolongation north of the range line between ranges fourteen and fifteen would intersect the same; thence in a direct line to the southeast corner of township forty-six, range sixteen; thence south with the range line between ranges fifteen and sixteen to the southeast corner of section one, township forty-five, range sixteen; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section six, township forty-five, range nineteen; thence north with the range line between ranges nineteen and twenty to the northwest corner of township forty-eight, range nineteen; thence in a direct line to a point on the south bank of the Missouri River where the range line between ranges eighteen and nineteen terminates; thence north to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down such river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, varying, however, therefrom, so as to leave the first island below the city of Boonville, in Howard County, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13606)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11947; 1919 § 9349; 1909 § 3566

Crawford.

46.077. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Meramec River at the northwest corner of Washington County; thence due south with the western boundary of said Washington County to the middle of township thirty-five, north, range two, west; thence west with the subdivisional line to the northwest corner of section twenty-two, same township and range; thence south to the southwest corner of section thirty-four, same township and range; thence west to the southwest corner of township thirty-five, range three, west; thence north with the range line between ranges three and four, west, to the southwest corner of township thirty-six, range three, west; thence west with the township line to the southwest corner of township thirty-six, range five, west; thence north with the range line between ranges five and six to the northwest corner of section eighteen, township forty, range five, west; thence east to the west boundary line of Franklin County; thence south to the southwest corner of said Franklin County and thence east along the southern boundary line of Franklin County to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13607)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11948; 1919 § 9350; 1909 § 3567

Dade.

46.078. Beginning at the northeast corner of section twenty-five of township thirty-three, range twenty-five, west; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section twenty-five of township thirty-three of range twenty-nine, west; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section thirty-six of township thirty, range twenty-nine, west; thence east with the township line between townships twenty-nine and thirty to the southeast corner of township thirty, range twenty-five, west; thence north with the range line between ranges twenty-four and twenty-five to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13608)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11949; 1919 § 9351; 1909 § 3568

Dallas.

46.079. Beginning at the southeast corner of section thirteen, township thirty-two, range eighteen; thence west with the subdivisional line to the southwest corner of section eighteen, township thirty-two, range nineteen; thence south with the range line between ranges nineteen and twenty to the southeast corner of section twelve, township thirty-one, range twenty; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section seven, township thirty-one of range twenty; thence north with the range line between ranges twenty and twenty-one to the northwest corner of township thirty-six, range twenty; thence east with the township line between townships thirty-six and thirty-seven to the northeast corner of township thirty-six, range eighteen; thence south with the range line between ranges seventeen and eighteen to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13609)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11950; 1919 § 9352; 1909 § 3569

Daviess.

46.080. Beginning at the southeast corner of township fifty-eight, range twenty-six; thence north with the range line between ranges twenty-five and twenty-six to the northeast corner of section thirty-six of township sixty-two of range twenty-six, west; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section thirty-one of township sixty-two of range twenty-nine, west; thence south with the range line between ranges twenty-nine and thirty to the southwest corner of township fifty-eight, range twenty-nine; thence east with the township line between townships fifty-seven and fifty-eight to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13562)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11903; 1919 § 9305; 1909 § 3522

DeKalb.

46.081. Beginning at the southeast corner of section thirteen, township fifty-seven, range thirty, west; thence north with the range line between ranges twenty-nine and thirty to the northeast corner of township sixty, range thirty; thence west with the line between townships sixty and sixty-one to the former boundary line of this state; thence south with said boundary line to a point on said line opposite the northwest corner of Clinton County; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13563)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11904; 1919 § 9306; 1909 § 3523

Dent.

46.082. Commencing at the northeast corner of section four, township thirty-four, range two, west; thence west to the northwest corner of township thirty-four, range three, west; thence north with the range line between ranges three and four, west, to the northeast corner of township thirty-five, range four, west; thence west with the township line to the northwest corner of section three, township thirty-five, range eight, west; thence south with the subdivisional line to the southwest corner of section thirty-four, township thirty-four, range eight, west; thence east with the township line to the southwest corner of township thirty-four, range seven, west; thence south with the range line to the southwest corner of township thirty-two, range seven, west; thence east with the township line to the southeast corner of township thirty-two, range three, west; thence north with the range line to the northeast corner of said township; thence west to the range line between ranges three and four, west; thence north with said range line to the northeast corner of township thirty-three, range four, west; thence east along township line between townships thirty-three and thirty-four to the southeast corner of section thirty-three, township thirty-four, range two, west; and thence north with the subdivisional line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13610)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11951; 1919 § 9353; 1909 § 3570

Douglas.

46.083. Beginning at the southeast corner of township twenty-five, north, of range eleven, west; thence north by the range line dividing ranges ten and eleven to the northeast corner of section one, in township twenty-seven; thence west on the township line dividing townships twenty-seven and twenty-eight to the middle of range eighteen; thence south by subdivisional section lines to the southwest corner of section thirty-four, in township twenty-five, range eighteen; thence east on township line dividing townships twenty-four and twenty-five to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13611)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11952; 1919 § 9354; 1909 § 3571

Dunklin.

46.084. Beginning at the northwest corner of New Madrid County, in the middle of township twenty-three, north, in range ten, east of the fifth principal meridian; thence due west with the section lines to the middle of the main channel of the St. Francis River; thence down the middle of the main channel of said river, with the meanderings thereof, to where said river crosses the line between the states of Missouri and Arkansas; thence east with said state line on the parallel of latitude thirty-six degrees and thirty minutes, to the middle of the main channel of said St. Francis River where it crosses the state line at the southeast corner of the southwest quarter of section thirty-six, in township twenty-two, north, in range eight, east of the fifth principal meridian; thence down the middle of the main channel of said St. Francis River, with the meanderings thereof, to the extreme south boundary of the state of Missouri; thence due east to the southwest corner of Pemiscot County; thence with the western boundary line of Pemiscot County to the southwest corner of New Madrid County; thence with the western boundary line of New Madrid County to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13612)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11953; 1919 § 9355; 1909 § 3572

Franklin.

46.085. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, where the prolongation north of the range line between ranges two and three, east, would intersect the same; thence south with the said range line to the southeast corner of township forty-three, range two, east; thence in a direct line to a point sixteen chains north of the quarter-section corner on the line between sections fourteen and fifteen, in township forty, range two, east, it being the northeast corner of Washington County; thence due west to the middle of range four, west; thence north with the subdivisional lines to a point in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof as now located to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13613)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11954; 1919 § 9356; 1909 § 3573

Gasconade.

46.086. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, where the prolongation north of the subdivisional line dividing equally into two parts range four would intersect the same; thence south to the northeast corner of section sixteen, township forty, range four, west; thence west with section lines to the range line between five and six; thence south with said range line to the township line between townships thirty-nine and forty; thence west with said township line to the southwest corner of township forty, range six, west; thence north with the range line between ranges six and seven to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13614)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11955; 1919 § 9357; 1909 § 3574

Gentry.

46.087. Beginning at the southeast corner of township sixty-one, range thirty; thence north with the range line between ranges twenty-nine and thirty to the northeast corner of township sixty-four, range thirty, west; thence west with the line between townships sixty-four and sixty-five to the northwest corner of the northeast quarter of section three in township sixty-four of range thirty-three; thence south on the open line in the center of sections thirty-four, twenty-seven, twenty-two, fifteen, ten and three, in townships sixty-one, sixty-two, sixty-three and sixty-four, in range thirty-three, to the half mile or open line at the southwest corner of the southeast quarter of section thirty-four, in township sixty-one, range thirty-three; thence east with the township line between townships sixty and sixty-one to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13564)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11905; 1919 § 9307; 1909 § 3524

Greene.

46.088. Beginning at the southeast corner of section twenty-five, township twenty-eight of range twenty; running thence west with the legal subdivisions to the southwest corner of section thirty, township twenty-eight of range twenty-four, on range line dividing ranges twenty-four and twenty-five; thence north with said range line to the northwest corner of section eighteen, township thirty-one, range twenty-four; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the range line dividing ranges nineteen and twenty; thence south with said range line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13615)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11956; 1919 § 9358; 1909 § 3575

Grundy.

46.089. Beginning at the southeast corner of section thirty-three, township sixty, range twenty-two, west; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the northeast corner of section sixteen, township sixty-three, range twenty-two, west; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section eighteen of township sixty-three, range twenty-five, west; thence south with the range line between ranges twenty-five and twenty-six to the southwest corner of township sixty, range twenty-five, west; thence east with the township line between townships fifty-nine and sixty to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13565)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11906; 1919 § 9308; 1909 § 3525

Harrison.

46.090. Beginning at the southeast corner of section twenty-five of township sixty-two of range twenty-six, west; thence with the range line between ranges twenty-five and twenty-six to the northern boundary line of the state; thence west with said boundary to where the line between ranges twenty-nine and thirty intersect the same; thence south with the range line between ranges twenty-nine and thirty to the southwest corner of section thirty of township sixty-two, range twenty-nine; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13566)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11907; 1919 § 9309; 1909 § 3526

Henry.

46.091. Beginning at the northwest corner of section thirty-one of township forty-four, range twenty-eight, west; thence south with the range line between ranges twenty-eight and twenty-nine to the southwest corner of township forty, range twenty-eight; thence east with the township line between townships thirty-nine and forty till it strikes the Osage River; thence with the same river till it reaches the range line between ranges twenty-three and twenty-four, and thence north with said range line to the northeast corner of section thirty-six, township forty-four, range twenty-four; thence west with the subdivisional line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13616)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11957; 1919 § 9359; 1909 § 3576

Hickory.

46.092. Beginning at the southeast corner of township thirty-seven, range twenty, west; thence north with the range line between ranges nineteen and twenty to the northeast corner of section twelve, township thirty-eight, range twenty; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section seven, township thirty-eight, range twenty-three; thence south with the range line between ranges twenty-three and twenty-four to the southwest corner of township thirty-seven, range twenty-three; thence west with the township line between townships thirty-six and thirty-seven to the northwest corner of section three, township thirty-six, range twenty-four; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section three, township thirty-five, range twenty-four; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the southeast corner of section one, township thirty-five, range twenty-one; thence north with the range line between ranges twenty and twenty-one to the northeast corner of township thirty-six, range twenty-one; thence east with the township line between townships thirty-six and thirty-seven to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13617)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11958; 1919 § 9360; 1909 § 3577

Holt.

46.093. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, where a prolongation south of the range line between ranges thirty-six and thirty-seven would intersect the same; thence north with said line to the middle of the main channel of the Nodaway River; thence following the middle of Nodaway River up north, until it strikes the subdivision line dividing into two equal parts township sixty-three; thence west on said line to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13567)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11908; 1919 § 9310; 1909 § 3527

Howard.

46.094. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, opposite the mouth of Moniteau Creek; thence up said creek to the line between townships forty-eight and forty-nine; thence in a direct line to the northeast corner of township fifty-one of range fourteen, west; thence in a direct line to a point one and a half miles west of the northeast corner of township fifty-two of range seventeen, west; thence in a direct line to a point in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, where the line between sections seventeen and twenty, township fifty-one, range seventeen, west, intersects the same, and thence down the same, in the middle of the main channel thereof, varying, however, if necessary, so as to include the first island below the city of Boonville, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13568)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11909; 1919 § 9311; 1909 § 3528

Howell.

46.095. Beginning at a point on the southern boundary line of the state, where the line dividing ranges six and seven, west, intersects the same; thence north with said line to the northeast corner of township twenty-seven, north, of range seven, west; thence west with the township line between townships twenty-seven and twenty-eight to the northwest corner of township twenty-seven, north, of range ten, west; thence south with the line dividing ranges ten and eleven, west, to the southern boundary line of the state; thence east on the southern boundary line of the state to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13618)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11959; 1919 § 9361; 1909 § 3578

Iron.

46.096. Beginning at the northeast corner of section twenty-four, in township thirty-four, north, range four, east; thence west to the northwest corner of section nineteen, township thirty-four, range four, east; thence north to the northeast corner of section twenty-four, township thirty-five, range three, east; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section twenty-two, township thirty-five, range two, west; thence south to the southwest corner of section thirty-four, township thirty-four, range two, west; thence east to the southeast corner of section thirty-six, township thirty-four, range two, east; thence south with the line dividing ranges two and three, east, to the southwest corner of section seven, township thirty-one, range three, east; thence east to the southwest corner of section eight, same township and range; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section seventeen, township thirty, range three, east; thence east to the southeast corner of section thirteen, township thirty, range four, east; thence north with the line dividing ranges four and five, east, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13619)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11960; 1919 § 9362; 1909 § 3579

Jackson.

46.097. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, at a point where the western boundary line of the state intersects the same; thence south to the line between townships forty-six and forty-seven; thence east with the said township line to the southeast corner of section thirty-three of township forty-seven, range twenty-nine, west; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence up said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13620)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11961; 1919 § 9363; 1909 § 3580

Jasper.

46.098. Beginning at the southeast corner of section fourteen, township twenty-seven, north, range twenty-nine, west; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the western boundary line of the state; thence north on the state line to the northwest corner of section eighteen, township thirty, north, range thirty-three, west; thence east with the subdivisional line to the northeast corner of section fourteen, township thirty, north, range twenty-nine, west; thence south with the subdivisional line to the southeast corner of section thirty-five, township thirty, north, range twenty-nine, west; thence east with the subdivisional line to the northeast corner of section two, township twenty-nine, north, range twenty-nine, west; thence south to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13621)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11962; 1919 § 9364; 1909 § 3581

Jefferson.

46.099. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River, due east of the mouth of the Meramec; thence due west to the middle of the main channel of the Meramec River, at the mouth thereof; thence up the Meramec, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to where the township line between townships forty-three and forty-four crosses the same; thence west with said line to the Meramec River, where the said township line again crosses the same; thence up the Meramec River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to a point where the range line between ranges two and three, east, crosses the same; thence south with said range line to the northwest corner of township forty-two, range three, east; thence direct to the northeast corner of Washington County, being a point sixteen chains north of the quarter-section corner on the line between sections fourteen and fifteen, in township forty, north, range two, east; thence in a direct line to the middle of the main channel of Big River, opposite the mouth of Mineral Fork; thence up said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to where the subdivisional line between sections eighteen and nineteen intersects the same; thence east with the subdivision lines to the southeast corner of section sixteen, township thirty-eight, range four, east; thence direct to the southeast corner of township thirty-nine, north, range five, east; thence in a direct line, and with the St. Francois County line, toward the southeast corner of section twenty-three, township thirty-eight, north, range six, east, to where said line intersects the Platten Creek; thence in a direct line to Skagg's Spring, on the Isle au Bois Creek, in section fourteen, township thirty-nine, north, of range six, east, and to said Isle au Bois Creek, and to the middle of the main channel thereof; thence down the middle of the main channel of said Isle au Bois Creek to the slough bank; thence in a northeastern direction to the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River; thence up the middle of the main channel of said Mississippi River to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13622)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11963; 1919 § 9365; 1909 § 3582

Johnson.

46.100. Beginning at the northeast corner of section twenty-five of township forty-eight, range twenty-four, west; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section thirty of township forty-eight, range twenty-six; thence south with the range line between ranges twenty-six and twenty-seven to the southwest corner of township forty-eight, range twenty-six; thence west with the township line between townships forty-seven and forty-eight to the northwest corner of section three of township forty-seven, range twenty-nine; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section twenty-seven of township forty-four, range twenty-nine; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the southeast corner of section twenty-five of township forty-four, range twenty-four; thence with the range line between ranges twenty-three and twenty-four, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13623)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11964; 1919 § 9366; 1909 § 3583

Knox.

46.101. Beginning in the northwest corner of section three, township sixty-three, range thirteen, west; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section thirty-four, township sixty, range thirteen, west; thence east with the township line between townships fifty-nine and sixty to the southeast corner of township sixty, range ten, west; thence north with the range line between ranges nine and ten to the northeast corner of township sixty-three, range ten, west; thence west with the township line between township sixty-three and sixty-four to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13569)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11910; 1919 § 9312; 1909 § 3529

Laclede.

46.102. Beginning at the northwest corner of township thirty-six, range seventeen, west; thence east with the township line between townships thirty-six and thirty-seven to the top of the ridge dividing the waters of the Dry Auglaize from the Wet Auglaize; thence southeast on the middle of said ridge separating the waters of the Wet Auglaize from Bear Creek, until it strikes the range line between ranges thirteen and fourteen; thence south with the range line between ranges thirteen and fourteen to the southeast corner of township thirty-five, range fourteen, west; thence on a straight line to the southeast corner of section sixteen, township thirty-four, range twelve; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southeast corner of section sixteen, township thirty-two, range twelve; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section eighteen, township thirty-two, range seventeen; thence north with the range line between ranges seventeen and eighteen to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13624)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11965; 1919 § 9367; 1909 § 3584

Lafayette.

46.103. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, at a point where the prolongation north of the range line between ranges twenty-three and twenty-four would intersect the same; thence south with the said line between ranges twenty-three and twenty-four to the southeast corner of section twenty-four of township forty-eight, range twenty-four, west; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section nineteen of township forty-eight, range twenty-six, west; thence south with the range line between ranges twenty-six and twenty-seven to the southeast corner of township forty-eight, range twenty-seven; thence west with the township line between townships forty-seven and forty-eight to the southwest corner of section thirty-four of township forty-eight, range twenty-nine; thence north with the subdivisional line to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13625)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11966; 1919 § 9368; 1909 § 3585

Lawrence.

46.104. Beginning at the southeast corner of section twenty-five of township twenty-six, range twenty-five, west; thence north with the range line between ranges twenty-four and twenty-five to the northeast corner of township twenty-nine, range twenty-five, west; thence west with the township line between townships twenty-nine and thirty to the northwest corner of section one of township twenty-nine, range twenty-nine, west; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section twenty-five, township twenty-six, range twenty-nine, west; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13626)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11967; 1919 § 9369; 1909 § 3586

Lewis.

46.105. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River, where the prolongation east of the township line between townships fifty-nine and sixty would intersect the same; thence west on said township line to the southwest corner of township sixty, range nine, west; thence north with the range line between ranges nine and ten, west, to the northwest corner of section nineteen, township sixty-three, range nine, west; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River; thence down the said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13570)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11911; 1919 § 9313; 1909 § 3530

Lincoln.

46.106. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River, opposite the mouth of the river Cuivre; thence up said river Cuivre, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the mouth of Eagle Fork (Big Creek); thence up Eagle Fork (Big Creek), in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the line of the fifth principal meridian; thence with said meridian line to the township line between townships forty-seven and forty-eight; thence west with said township line to the southwest corner of section thirty-five, township forty-eight, range two, west; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section fourteen, township forty-eight, range two, west; thence west with subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section seven, township forty-eight, range two, west; thence north with the range line between ranges two and three, west, to the southeast corner of section twenty-four, township forty-nine, range three, west; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section twenty-one, township forty-nine, range three, west; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section four, township fifty, range three, west; thence east with the township line between townships fifty and fifty-one to the northeast corner of township fifty, range three, west; thence north with the range line between ranges two and three, west, to the northwest corner of township fifty-one, range two, west; thence east with the township line between townships fifty-one and fifty-two to the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River; thence down said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13571)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11912; 1919 § 9314; 1909 § 3531

Linn.

46.107. Beginning at the southeast corner of township fifty-seven, range eighteen, west; thence west to the southwest corner of section thirty-four, township fifty-seven, range twenty-two, west; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section ten of township sixty, range twenty-two, west; thence east with the township line between townships sixty and sixty-one to the northeast corner of township sixty, range eighteen, west; thence south with the range line between ranges seventeen and eighteen to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13572)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11913; 1919 § 9315; 1909 § 3532

Livingston.

46.108. Beginning at the southwest corner of township fifty-six, range twenty-five; thence north with the range line between ranges twenty-five and twenty-six to the northwest corner of township fifty-nine, range twenty-five; thence east with the township line between townships fifty-nine and sixty to the northeast corner of section four, township fifty-nine, range twenty-two; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southeast corner of section thirty-three, township fifty-seven, range twenty-two; thence east with the township line between townships fifty-six and fifty-seven to the middle of the main channel of Locust Creek; thence down Locust Creek, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the middle to the main channel of Grand River; thence down Grand River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to a point where the township line between townships fifty-five and fifty-six intersects the same; thence west with said township line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13573)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11914; 1919 § 9316; 1909 § 3533

Macon.

46.109. Beginning at the southeast corner of township fifty-six, range thirteen, west; thence north with the range line between ranges twelve and thirteen to the northeast corner of township fifty-nine, range thirteen, west; thence west with the township line between townships fifty-nine and sixty to the northwest corner of section three, in township fifty-nine, range thirteen; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the northeast corner of section four, township sixty, range thirteen, west; thence west with the township line between townships sixty and sixty-one to the northwest corner of township sixty, range seventeen, west; thence south with the range line between ranges seventeen and eighteen to the southwest corner of township fifty-seven, range seventeen, west; thence east with the township line between townships fifty-six and fifty-seven to the southeast corner of section thirty-three, township fifty-seven, range sixteen; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section thirty-four, township fifty-six, range sixteen, west; thence east with the township line between townships fifty-five and fifty-six to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13574)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11915; 1919 § 9317; 1909 § 3534

Madison.

46.110. Beginning at the northwest corner of section nineteen, township thirty-four, range five, east; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the northeast corner of section twenty-one, township thirty-four, range eight, east; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southeast corner of section thirty-three, township thirty-four, range eight, east; thence in a direct line to the northeast corner of section twenty-two, township thirty-three, range eight, east; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southeast corner of section thirty-four, township thirty-one, range eight, east; thence west with the township line to the range line dividing ranges four and five; thence north along said range line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13627)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11968; 1919 § 9370; 1909 § 3587

Maries.

46.111. Beginning at the southeast corner of township thirty-nine, range seven, west; thence north with the range line between ranges six and seven, west, to the northeast corner of section twenty-four, township forty-one, range seven, west; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section nineteen, township forty-one, range eleven, west; thence south with the range line between ranges eleven and twelve to the southwest corner of section eighteen, township thirty-eight, range eleven, west; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the middle of the main channel of the Gasconade River; thence down said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to where it intersects the township line between townships thirty-eight and thirty-nine, range nine, west; and thence east on the township line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13628)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11969; 1919 § 9371; 1909 § 3588

Marion.

46.112. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River, where the prolongation east of the line dividing townships fifty-six and fifty-seven would intersect the same; thence west with said line to the northeast corner of section six, township fifty-six, range seven; thence south with the subdivisional line to the southeast corner of section seven, township and range aforesaid; thence west with the subdivisional line to the southwest corner of section seven, township fifty-six, range eight, west; thence north with the range line between ranges eight and nine to the northwest corner of township fifty-nine, range eight; thence east with the township line between townships fifty-nine and sixty to its termination; thence with said line, where it prolongs east, to the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River; thence down the Mississippi, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13575)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11916; 1919 § 9318; 1909 § 3535

McDonald.

46.113. Beginning on the west boundary line of the county of Barry, as defined by an act approved February 24, 1849, entitled "An act to define the western boundary line of Barry County", at a point on said line between townships twenty-three and twenty-four of range number twenty-nine, west; thence west along said township line to the western boundary line of the state; thence south with said boundary line to the southwest corner of the state; thence east on the state line between the states of Missouri and Arkansas to the southwest corner of Barry County, where the line, as defined by the act aforesaid, intersects the southern boundary line of the state; thence north on the said western boundary line of Barry County to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13629)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11970; 1919 § 9372; 1909 § 3589

Mercer.

46.114. Beginning at the southeast corner of section nine, township sixty-three, range twenty-two, west; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the north boundary of the state; thence west with said boundary to the line dividing ranges twenty-five and twenty-six; thence south with said range line to the southwest corner of section seven of township sixty-three, range twenty-five, west; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13576)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11917; 1919 § 9319; 1909 § 3536

Miller.

46.115. Beginning at the northeast corner of township forty-one, range twelve, west; thence west with the township line between townships forty-one and forty-two to the middle of the main channel of the Osage River; thence up the same, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to a point where the township line between townships forty-one and forty-two crosses the same a second time; thence west with said township line to the southwest corner of township forty-two in range thirteen, west; thence north to the northeast corner of township forty-two, range fourteen; thence west by township line between townships forty-two and forty-three to the northwest corner of township forty-two, range fifteen; thence south to the southwest corner of said township and range; thence west to the northwest corner of section three, in township forty-one, range sixteen; thence south by subdivisional line to the point where the same strikes the Osage River; thence east with the middle of said river to the point where the same crosses the range line between ranges fifteen and sixteen; thence along said range line to where the same intersects the township line between townships thirty-nine and forty; thence east on said township line to the northwest corner of section five, township thirty-nine, range fifteen; thence south to the southwest corner of section five; thence east on section line between sections five and eight, one-half mile, to the quarter-section corner between said sections, thence south through the middle of sections eight and seventeen to the southern boundary of section seventeen; thence east one-half mile to the northwest corner of section twenty-one; thence south to the southwest corner of section twenty-one; thence east to the northwest corner of section twenty-seven; thence south on section line between sections twenty-seven and twenty-eight and thirty-three and thirty-four to the southwest corner of section thirty-four, and on township line between townships thirty-eight and thirty-nine; thence east on said township line to the northeast corner of section three, township thirty-eight, range fifteen; thence south to the southwest corner of section two; thence east to the southeast corner of section two; thence south to the southwest corner of section twelve; thence east to the southeast corner of section twelve; thence south on range line between ranges fourteen and fifteen to the southeast corner of section thirteen; thence east with subdivisional line to the southeast corner of section thirteen, township thirty-eight, range twelve; thence north by range line between ranges eleven and twelve to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13630)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11971; 1919 § 9373; 1909 § 3590

Mississippi.

46.116. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River, opposite the center of section sixteen, in township twenty-three, north, of range number sixteen, east; thence north through the center of said section to the northern line of the same; thence with the New Madrid County line to the northeast corner of section thirty-four, township twenty-six, north, of range number fourteen, east; thence north to the northeast corner of section twenty-seven, same township and range; thence to the southeast corner of section twenty-three; thence to the northeast corner of section fourteen; thence to the southeast corner of section seven, township twenty-six, range number fifteen, east; thence to the northeast corner of section six; thence to the northeast corner of section four; thence to the northeast corner of section thirty-three, township twenty-seven, range number fifteen, east; thence to the northeast corner of section thirty-four; thence to the northeast corner of section twenty-seven; thence to the northeast corner of section twenty-five; thence to the northeast corner of section thirteen; thence in a northeastwardly course to the middle of section eight, township twenty-seven, range number sixteen, east; thence north through the middle of section eight; thence east to the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River; thence down the main channel of the Mississippi River to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13631)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11972; 1919 § 9374; 1909 § 3591

Moniteau.

46.117. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, where the prolongation north of the range line between ranges fourteen and fifteen would intersect the same; thence in a direct line to the southwest corner of township forty-six, range fifteen; thence south to the northeast corner of section twelve, township forty-five, range sixteen; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section seven, township forty-five, range seventeen; thence south with the range line between ranges seventeen and eighteen to the northwest corner of section seven, township forty-four, range seventeen; thence in a direct line to the southeast corner of township forty-three, range sixteen; thence east with the township line between townships forty-two and forty-three to the southeast corner of section thirty-one, township forty-three, range fourteen; thence in a direct line to a point on the Missouri River where the line between fractional sections twelve and thirteen in township forty-six, range fourteen, intersects the range line between ranges thirteen and fourteen; thence in a direct line to the nearest point in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence up the same in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13632)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11973; 1919 § 9375; 1909 § 3592

Monroe.

46.118. Beginning at the northeast corner of section eighteen, in township fifty-six, range seven, west; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southeast corner of section thirty in township fifty-three, range seven, west; thence west with the subdivisional line to the southwest corner of section thirty, township fifty-three, range twelve, west; thence north with the range line between ranges twelve and thirteen to the northwest corner of township fifty-five, range twelve, west; thence east to the northeast corner of said township fifty-five, range twelve, west; thence north with the range line between ranges eleven and twelve to the northwest corner of section eighteen, township fifty-six, range eleven, west; thence east with the subdivisional line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13577)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11918; 1919 § 9320; 1909 § 3537

Montgomery.

46.119. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, where a prolongation south of the line between ranges four and five, west, would intersect the same; thence north on the said range line to the southwest corner of section seven, township forty-seven, range four, west; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the southeast corner of section eight, township forty-seven, range three, west; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the northeast corner of section five, township fifty, north, range three, west; thence with the township line between townships fifty and fifty-one to the northwest corner of township fifty, range six, west; thence south with the range line between ranges six and seven to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13578)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11919; 1919 § 9321; 1909 § 3538

Morgan.

46.120. Beginning at the northeast corner of section twelve, township forty-five, range eighteen, west; thence west by subdivisional line to the northwest corner of section seven, township forty-five, range nineteen, west; thence south by range line between ranges nineteen and twenty to the point where said line strikes the Osage River; thence down the middle of said river to the point where it strikes the southeast corner of section thirty, township forty, range eighteen, west; thence east by subdivisional line to the Osage River; thence down the middle of said river to the point where the same strikes the southeast corner of section sixteen, township forty, range sixteen; thence north by subdivisional line to the township line between forty-one and forty-two; thence east to the range line between ranges fifteen and sixteen; thence north with said line to the northeast corner of township forty-two, range sixteen; thence northwest by a straight line to the northeast corner of section twelve, township forty-four, range eighteen; thence north by range line between ranges seventeen and eighteen to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13633)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11974; 1919 § 9376; 1909 § 3593

New Madrid.

46.121. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River, due south of the center of section sixteen, in township twenty-three, north, range sixteen, east; thence north through the center of said section to the northern boundary thereof; thence with the line as now established by law to the northeast corner of section two, in township twenty-five, north, range fourteen, east; thence north to the northeast corner of the southeast quarter of section twenty-six, in township twenty-six north, range fourteen, east; thence west through the center of sections twenty-six, twenty-seven, twenty-eight and twenty-nine to the eastern boundary of survey number one thousand and thirty-two, originally granted to Moses Hurley; thence northwardly to the northeast corner of said survey; thence westwardly with the northern boundary of said survey ten hundred and thirty-two to the northeast corner of survey number eleven hundred and nine; thence westwardly along the northern boundary of said survey number eleven hundred and nine to the northwest corner of the same; thence southwardly along the western boundary of said survey number eleven hundred and nine to the southwest corner of the same; thence westwardly along the northern boundary of survey number six hundred and thirty-five to the northwest corner of the same; thence southwardly along the western boundary of said survey six hundred and thirty-five to the intersection of the line between sections twenty-five and thirty-six, in township twenty-six, north, in range thirteen, east; thence west along the section line to the range line between ranges twelve and thirteen, east; thence south with the range line to the center of township twenty-three, north, range twelve, east; thence west across the swamp to the edge of the highlands; thence south with the edge of the highlands to the Pemiscot County line; thence with the line as now established by law to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13634)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11975; 1919 § 9377; 1909 § 3594

Newton.

46.122. Beginning at the northwest corner of section twenty-four of township twenty-seven, range twenty-nine, west; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the northeast corner of section thirty-five of township twenty-six, range twenty-nine, west; thence due south with the western boundary line of Barry County to the northern boundary line of McDonald County; thence west with the said northern boundary line of McDonald County to the western boundary line of the state; thence north with said western boundary line to the northwest corner of section twenty-three, township twenty-seven, range thirty-four; thence east along subdivisional line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13635)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11976; 1919 § 9378; 1909 § 3595

Nodaway.

46.123. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of Nodaway River, where it is intersected by the township line between townships sixty-one and sixty-two; thence up said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the mouth of the brook in what is known by the name of Roland Grove; thence west to a point on the northern line of Holt County, where it is intersected by the subdivisional line dividing range thirty-eight into two equal parts; thence northward on said subdivisional line to the northern line of township sixty-five; thence westward on said township line to the southwest corner of section thirty-four, in township sixty-six, north, of range thirty-eight, west; thence northward on said subdivisional line dividing range thirty-eight in two equal parts to the northern boundary of the state; thence east with said boundary line to the western boundary line of Worth County; thence south on said line to the southwest corner of Worth County; thence east to the northwest corner of Gentry County; thence south on said line to the township line between townships sixty-one and sixty-two; thence west with the township line between townships sixty-one and sixty-two to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13579)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11920; 1919 § 9322; 1909 § 3539

Oregon.

46.124. Beginning at the northeast corner of section thirty-six, township twenty-six, north, of range three, west; thence west with the subdivisional section lines to the range line dividing ranges six and seven; thence south with the boundary line of Howell County to the southern boundary line of the state; thence with the said boundary line east to the range line dividing ranges one and two, west; thence north by said range line to the line of Carter County; thence west to the range line between ranges two and three, west; thence north to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13636)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11977; 1919 § 9379; 1909 § 3596

Osage.

46.125. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, where the prolongation north of the range line between ranges six and seven would intersect the same; thence south with said range line to the southeast corner of section thirteen, township forty-one, range seven, west; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section eighteen, township forty-one, range eleven, west; thence north with the range line between ranges eleven and twelve, to its northern crossing of Profit's Creek; thence down said creek to the middle of the main channel of the Osage River; thence down the Osage River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down the Missouri River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13637)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11978; 1919 § 9380; 1909 § 3597

Ozark.

46.126. Beginning at a point on the south boundary line of the state, where the range line dividing ranges sixteen and seventeen, west, crosses the state line; thence east with the state line to the western boundary of Howell County; thence north with the boundary line of Howell County to the northeast corner of township twenty-four, range eleven, west; thence west with the township line dividing townships twenty-four and twenty-five, to the northwest corner of township twenty-four, range sixteen, west; thence south with the range line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13638)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11979; 1919 § 9381; 1909 § 3598

Pemiscot.

46.127. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River, immediately opposite Major's Mill Race; thence direct to the mouth of said mill race; thence up said mill race to the Cushion Lake Bayou; thence along the middle of Cushion Lake Bayou to the Cushion Lake; thence along the middle of said Cushion Lake to a point opposite the head of Collins' Lake or Portage Bay; thence to the head of Collins' Lake or Portage Bay; thence along the middle of said Collins' Lake or Portage Bay to its junction with Little River; thence due west to the middle of section ten, in township twenty, north, of range ten, east; thence due south to the southern boundary of the state; thence east with the southern boundary line of the state to the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River; thence up said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13639)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11980; 1919 § 9382; 1909 § 3599

Perry.

46.128. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River, due east of the mouth of Apple Creek; thence up and along said creek, pursuing the west or principal fork thereof, to the line between townships thirty-three and thirty-four, at or near where said township line is intersected by the section line dividing sections thirty-three and thirty-four, in township thirty-four, range eleven, east; thence west with said township line to the southwest corner of section thirty-four, township thirty-four, range eight, east; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section fifteen, township thirty-four, range eight, east; thence in a direct line to the southwest corner of section one, township thirty-four, range eight, east; thence in a direct line to the principal forks of Saline Creek; thence in a direct line to the mouth of St. Laurent Creek; thence in a direct line to the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River; thence down said river in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13640)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11981; 1919 § 9383; 1909 § 3600

Pettis.

46.129. Beginning at the northwest corner of section nineteen, township forty-eight, range twenty-three; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the northeast corner of section twenty-four, township forty-eight, range twenty; thence south with the range line between ranges nineteen and twenty to the southeast corner of township forty-four, range twenty; thence west with the township line between townships forty-three and forty-four to the southwest corner of township forty-four, range twenty-one; thence south with the range line between ranges twenty-one and twenty-two to the southeast corner of section twelve, township forty-three, range twenty-two; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section seven, township forty-three, range twenty-three; thence north with the range line between ranges twenty-three and twenty-four to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13641)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11982; 1919 § 9384; 1909 § 3601

Phelps.

46.130. Beginning at the range line dividing ranges five and six, west, where the township line between townships thirty-nine and forty crosses the same; thence west along the township line to the northwest corner of township thirty-nine; thence south to the southwest corner of said township thirty-nine; thence west with the township line to the middle of the main channel of the Gasconade River; thence with said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to where same crosses the east and west line dividing in half township thirty-eight; thence west with the subdivisional line to the northwest corner of section twenty-two, township thirty-eight, range ten, west; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southeast corner of section thirty-three, township thirty-four, range ten, west; thence east on the township line to the southeast corner of section thirty-three, township thirty-four, range eight, west; thence north in the middle of range eight to the southeast corner of section thirty-three, township thirty-six, range eight, west; thence east to the range line dividing ranges five and six, west; thence north with said range line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13642)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11983; 1919 § 9385; 1909 § 3602

Pike.

46.131. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River, where the prolongation east of the township line between townships fifty-one and fifty-two would intersect the same; thence west with said township line to the northeast corner of township fifty-one, range three, west; thence south with the range line between ranges two and three, west, to the southeast corner of said township fifty-one, range three, west; thence west with the township line between townships fifty and fifty-one to the southwest corner of township fifty-one, range four, west; thence in a direct line to the southeast corner of section sixteen, in township fifty-four, range five, west; thence in a direct line to a point on the Mississippi River, where the line between townships fifty-five and fifty-six strikes the Mississippi River; thence east on a prolongation of said line to the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River; thence down said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13580)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11921; 1919 § 9323; 1909 § 3540

Platte.

46.132. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, at a point where a prolongation south of the old boundary line of the state would intersect the same; thence north with said boundary line to the line run and marked by Matthew M. Hughes, under an act of the general assembly of 1838 and 1839; thence west with said line to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13581)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11922; 1919 § 9324; 1909 § 3541

Polk.

46.133. Beginning at the northeast corner of section twelve of township thirty-five, range twenty-one; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section ten, township thirty-five, range twenty-four; thence north with the sectional line to the northeast corner of section four, township thirty-five, range twenty-four; thence west with the township line between townships thirty-five and thirty-six to the northwest corner of township thirty-five, range twenty-four; thence south with the range line between ranges twenty-four and twenty-five to the southwest corner of township thirty-five, range twenty-four; thence east to the northwest corner of section six, township thirty-four, range twenty-four; thence south with the range line between ranges twenty-four and twenty-five to the southwest corner of section seven, township thirty-one, range twenty-four; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the southeast corner of section twelve, township thirty-one, range twenty-one; thence north with the range line between ranges twenty and twenty-one to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13643)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11984; 1919 § 9386; 1909 § 3603

Pulaski.

46.134. Beginning at the northeast corner of section twenty-one, township thirty-eight, range ten, west; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southeast corner of section thirty-three, township thirty-four, range ten, west; thence west with the township lines between townships thirty-three and thirty-four to the southwest corner of section thirty-four, township thirty-four, range twelve, west; thence north with the subdivisional line to the northwest corner of section twenty-two, township thirty-four, range twelve, west; thence in a direct line to the southwest corner of township thirty-five, range thirteen, west; thence north with the range line between ranges thirteen and fourteen to the northwest corner of section nineteen, township thirty-eight, range thirteen, west; thence east with the subdivisional line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13644)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11985; 1919 § 9387; 1909 § 3604

Putnam.

46.135. Beginning at the southwest corner of section eighteen, township sixty-four, range seventeen, west; thence east on the subdivisional lines to the middle of the main channel of the Chariton River; thence up Chariton River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the north boundary line of the state; thence west with said boundary line to the middle of range twenty-two; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section thirty-four, township sixty-five, range twenty-two, west; thence east on the township line between townships sixty-four and sixty-five to the southeast corner of township sixty-five, range eighteen, west; thence south with the range line between ranges seventeen and eighteen to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13582)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11923; 1919 § 9325; 1909 § 3542

Ralls.

46.136. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River, where the prolongation east of the line between townships fifty-six and fifty-seven would intersect the same; thence west with said line to the northwest corner of section five, township fifty-six, range seven, west; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section thirty-two, township fifty-three, range seven, west; thence east with the township line between townships fifty-two and fifty-three to the line of Pike County; thence in a direct line to the southeast corner of section sixteen, township fifty-four, range five, west; thence in a direct line to a point on the Mississippi River, where the line between townships fifty-five and fifty-six strikes the same; thence east to the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River; and thence up said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13583)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11924; 1919 § 9326; 1909 § 3543

Randolph.

46.137. Beginning at the southeast corner of township fifty-two, range fourteen, west; thence with the northern boundary of Howard County to the middle of range sixteen; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section three, township fifty-five, range sixteen, west; thence east with the township line between townships fifty-five and fifty-six to the northeast corner of township fifty-five, range thirteen; thence south with the range line between ranges twelve and thirteen to the southeast corner of township fifty-two, range thirteen, west; thence with the township line between townships fifty-one and fifty-two to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13584)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11925; 1919 § 9327; 1909 § 3544

Ray.

46.138. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, where the prolongation south of the line between ranges twenty-five and twenty-six would intersect the same; thence north with said range line to the northeast corner of township fifty-four, range twenty-six, west; thence west with the township line to the northwest corner of township fifty-four, range twenty-nine; thence south with the range line to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down the Missouri River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13585)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11926; 1919 § 9328; 1909 § 3545

Reynolds.

46.139. Beginning at the southeast corner of township twenty-eight, range two, east; thence north with the range line dividing ranges two and three to the southwest corner of section thirty-one, township twenty-nine, range three, east; thence east to the southeast corner of same section; thence north to the southwest corner of section twenty, same township and range; thence east to the southeast corner of same section; thence north to the southeast corner of section seventeen, township thirty, range three, east; thence west to the southwest corner of same section; thence north to the southeast corner of section seven, township thirty-one, range three, east; thence west to the range line dividing ranges two and three, east; thence north to the northeast corner of township thirty-three, range two, east; thence west with the township line between townships thirty-three and thirty-four to the northwest corner of township thirty-three, range three, west; thence south to the southwest corner of same township and range; thence east to the northeast corner of township thirty-two, range three, west; thence south to the southeast corner of same township and range; thence east to the southeast corner of section thirty-two, township thirty-two, range two, west; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section four, township thirty, range two, west; thence east to the southwest corner of section three, same township and range; thence south to the northwest corner of section thirty-four, same township and range; thence east to the northwest corner of section thirty-six, same township and range; thence south to the southwest corner of section one, township twenty-nine, range two, west; thence east to the southwest corner of section five, township twenty-nine, range one, west; thence south to the southwest corner of section seventeen, same township and range; thence east to the southeast corner of section seventeen, same township and range; thence south to the southwest corner of section twenty-one, same township and range; thence east to the southwest corner of section twenty-three, same township and range; thence south to the southwest corner of section thirty-five, same township and range; thence east to the southeast corner of same section; thence south to the southwest corner of section thirteen, township twenty-eight, range one, west; thence east to the northeast corner of section twenty, township twenty-eight, range one, east; thence south to the southeast corner of section thirty-two, same township and range; thence east along the township line dividing townships twenty-seven and twenty-eight to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13645)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11986; 1919 § 9388; 1909 § 3605

Ripley.

46.140. Beginning at the south boundary line of the state, at a point where the state line crosses the range line between ranges one and two, west; thence north with said range line to the southern boundary of Carter County; thence east with the southern boundary of said Carter County to the western boundary line of Butler County; thence with said western boundary line of Butler County to the point of its intersection with the southern boundary line of the state; thence with the state line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13646)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11987; 1919 § 9389; 1909 § 3606

St. Charles.

46.141. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River, opposite the mouth of Cuivre River; thence up said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to a point opposite the mouth of Eagle Fork; thence up Eagle Fork, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the line of the fifth principal meridian; thence south along said meridian to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down the Missouri River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River; thence up the Mississippi River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13589)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11930; 1919 § 9332; 1909 § 3549

St. Clair.

46.142. Beginning at the northwest corner of township thirty-nine, range twenty-eight, west; thence south with the range line between ranges twenty-eight and twenty-nine to the southwest corner of section seven of township thirty-six of range twenty-eight; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the southeast corner of section eight of township thirty-six of range twenty-six, west; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section thirty-three, township thirty-six of range twenty-six; thence east with the township line between townships thirty-five and thirty-six to the southeast corner of section thirty-three of township thirty-six of range twenty-four; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the northeast corner of section four of township thirty-six of range twenty-four; thence east with the township line between townships thirty-six and thirty-seven to the southeast corner of township thirty-seven of range twenty-four, west; thence to the northeast corner of township thirty-nine of range twenty-four; thence west with the township line till it crosses the Osage River the second time; thence with the meanderings of said Osage River till it again strikes the township line; thence west with the township line, on the line between townships thirty-nine and forty, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13651)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11992; 1919 § 9394; 1909 § 3611

St. Francois.

46.143. Beginning at the southwest corner of section one, township thirty-four, north, range eight, east, on the boundary line of Ste. Genevieve County; thence with the western boundary of Ste. Genevieve County, as set out in section 46.144, to the northwest corner thereof, being at the northeast corner of township thirty-eight, range five, east; thence on a direct line to the southwest corner of section fifteen, township thirty-eight, range four, east; thence west with the section line to the middle of the main channel of Big River; thence down Big River to where it strikes the range line dividing ranges three and four, east; thence south with said range line to the southwest corner of section eighteen, township thirty-four, range four, east; thence east with the subdivisional line to the southwest corner of section fifteen, township thirty-four, range eight, east; thence in a direct line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13652)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11993; 1919 § 9395; 1909 § 3612

Ste. Genevieve boundaries.

46.144. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River, opposite the mouth of the St. Laurent Creek; thence in a direct line to the point of intersection of the principal forks of Saline Creek; thence in a direct line to the southwest corner of section one, township thirty-four, north, range eight, east, of the fifth principal meridian; thence northwesterly along the line as surveyed by Henry Nations, county surveyor of Ste. Genevieve County, and Lovel Turley, county surveyor of St. Francois County, surveyed between October 26, 1925, and June 23, 1926, and recorded in the Ste. Genevieve county clerk's office in roller number 2, map number 29, dated July 23, 1926, to the point of intersection with the line surveyed by J. M. Stevenson, M. Frissel and W. B. Wilkenson in pursuance of act entitled "An act to ascertain the line between St. Francois and Ste. Genevieve Counties", approved February 15, 1841; thence southwesterly along the line as surveyed by Henry Nations, county surveyor of Ste. Genevieve County, and Lovel Turley, county surveyor of St. Francois County, surveyed between October 26, 1925, and June 23, 1926, and recorded in the Ste. Genevieve county clerk's office in roller number 2, map number 29, dated July 23, 1926, to a rock from which the corner of sections six and seven, on the line between ranges seven and eight, east, township thirty-four, north, bears north twenty-eight degrees, west eight chains and forty-eight links, and a black oak, nine inches in diameter, bears north eight degrees, east one hundred and seventeen links, and a post oak, twenty inches in diameter, bears north seventy-seven degrees, west eighty-nine links distant; thence northwesterly along the line as surveyed by Henry Nations, county surveyor of Ste. Genevieve County, and Lovel Turley, county surveyor of St. Francois County, surveyed between October 26, 1925, and June 23, 1926, and recorded in the Ste. Genevieve county clerk's office in roller number 2, map number 29, dated July 23, 1926, to a rock, from which the corner of sections twenty-six and twenty-seven, thirty-four and thirty-five, township thirty-seven, north, range five, east, bears north twenty-five degrees, east fifteen chains and seventy-eight links, and a black oak sixteen inches in diameter marked S.T.G.C., bears south seventy-three degrees, east eighty-six links, and a post oak, seven inches in diameter, marked S.T.F.C., bears south twenty-eight degrees, west, forty-four links distant; thence north 45 degrees 57 minutes 31 seconds east, a distance of 54,243.81 feet along the line as shown on a survey examined and approved by the St. Francois and Ste. Genevieve County presiding commissioners on December 3, 1991, and filed as document number 750-26038 in the state land survey repository, to the corner described on certified land corner document number 600-47786 filed in the state land survey repository; thence in a direct line as shown on document number 750-26038 toward the southeast corner of township thirty-nine, north, of range five, east, so far as to intersect the Platten Creek; thence in a direct line to Skagg's Spring, on the Isle au Bois Creek, in section fourteen, township thirty-nine, north, of range six, east, and to said Isle au Bois Creek and to the middle of the main channel thereof; thence down the middle of the main channel of said Isle au Bois Creek to the slough bank; thence in a northeastern direction to the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River; thence down the middle of the main channel of said Mississippi River to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13653, A.L. 2003 H.B. 326)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11994; 1919 § 9396; 1909 § 3613

St. Louis, county and city.

46.145. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River, due east of the mouth of the Meramec River; thence due west to the middle of the main channel of the Meramec River at the mouth thereof; thence up the Meramec River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to a point where the township line between townships forty-three and forty-four, north, crosses the same; thence west with said line to the main channel of the Meramec River, where the said township line crosses the same; thence up the Meramec River, and with the middle of the main channel thereof, to the point where the range line between ranges two and three, east, crosses the same; thence north with said range line to a point in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down the Missouri River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the mouth of said river; thence down the Mississippi River, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning, excepting, however, all that district of country which is comprised within the corporate limits of the city of St. Louis, to wit: Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi River, and running thence westwardly at right angles to said channel to a point on the west bank of said river, two hundred feet south of the center of the mouth of the River des Peres; thence westwardly and parallel to the center of the River des Peres, and two hundred feet south thereof, to the eastern line of the Lemay Ferry Road; thence westwardly to a point in the west line of said Lemay Ferry Road at its intersection with the center of the Weber Road; thence westwardly along the center of the Weber road to its intersection of the east line of lot one of the Carondelet Commons, south of the River des Peres; thence westwardly to the southeast corner of Rudolph Overman's, or northeast corner of B. H. Haar's land; thence westwardly to said Haar's northwest corner; northwestwardly to a point in the center of the Gravois Road, six hundred feet southwardly from the center of the bridge across the River des Peres; thence northwestwardly to the southeast corner of lot thirty-one of the subdivision of the Mackenzie Tract in United States survey one thousand nine hundred and fifty-three; thence northwestwardly in continuation of said last mentioned line to the southern line of lot twenty-one of the subdivision of the said Mackenzie Tract; thence northwestwardly to a point in the southern line of United States survey two thousand and thirty-five, twenty-six chains eastward from the southwest corner of said survey; thence northerly to a point in the north line of the subdivision of East Laclede, six hundred feet west of the McCausland Road; thence northwardly and parallel to the center of the McCausland Road to a point on the Clayton Road, six hundred feet west of its intersection with the McCausland Road; thence northerly and parallel with the Skinker Road, and six hundred feet west thereof, to its intersection with the old Bonhomme Road; thence northeasterly to the intersection of the center lines of McLaren Avenue and Mead Street; thence in northeasterly direction to a point in the Bellefontaine Road, six hundred feet north of its intersection with the Columbia Bottom Road; thence northerly and parallel with the center line of the Columbia Bottom Road to the northern boundary line of United States survey numbered one hundred and fourteen; thence easterly along said line to the center of the main channel of the Mississippi River; thence with the meanderings of said channel southwardly to the point of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13654)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11995; 1919 § 9397; 1909 § 3614

Saline.

46.146. Beginning in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, at a point where the prolongation north of the range line between ranges twenty-three and twenty-four would intersect the same; thence due south with said range line to the southwest corner of section eighteen, township forty-eight, range twenty-three; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the southeast corner of section thirteen, township forty-eight, range twenty; thence north with the range line between ranges nineteen and twenty to the northeast corner of township forty-eight, range twenty; thence in a direct line to a point on the Missouri River where the range line between ranges eighteen and nineteen crosses said river in township fifty; thence north to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri river; thence up said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13647)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11988; 1919 § 9390; 1909 § 3607

Schuyler.

46.147. Beginning at the southeast corner of section sixteen, township sixty-four, range thirteen, west; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the northern boundary line of this state; thence west along the state line to the middle of the main channel of the Chariton River; thence down the said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to a point where it intersects the subdivisional line crossing and dividing into equal parts township sixty-four of range sixteen, west; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13586)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11927; 1919 § 9329; 1909 § 3546

Scotland.

46.148. Beginning at the southwest corner of section thirty-four, township sixty-four, north, range thirteen, west; thence north with the subdivisional line to the northern boundary line of the state; thence east on said boundary to a point where the line dividing ranges nine and ten intersects the same; thence south on said range line to the southeast corner of township sixty-four, north, range ten, west; thence west with the township line between townships sixty-three and sixty-four to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13587)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11928; 1919 § 9330; 1909 § 3547

Scott.

46.149. Beginning at the northeast corner of Mississippi County; thence southwestwardly with the northern boundary line of said county to the northeast corner of the southeast quarter of section twenty-six, in township twenty-six, north, range fourteen, east; thence westwardly with the northern boundary line of New Madrid County, as established in section 46.121, to White Water River; thence with the boundary as now established by law to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13648)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11989; 1919 § 9391; 1909 § 3608

Shannon.

46.150. Beginning at the northwest corner of section thirty-one, in township twenty-six, north, of range six, west; thence north with the range line dividing ranges six and seven, west, to the northwest corner of township thirty-one of range six, west; thence east with the township line between townships thirty-one and thirty-two to the northwest corner of section four, township thirty-one, range two, west; thence with the western boundary line of Reynolds County, as described in section 46.139, to the northern boundary line of Carter County; thence west with said boundary line to the southwest corner of section eighteen, township twenty-eight, range two, west; thence south with the range line dividing ranges two and three, west, to the southeast corner of section twenty-five, township twenty-six, range three, west; thence west with said subdivisional line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13649)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11990; 1919 § 9392; 1909 § 3609

Shelby.

46.151. Beginning at the southeast corner of section twelve, township fifty-six, range nine, west; thence with the subdivisional line to the southwest corner of section seven, township fifty-six, range eleven; thence south with the range line between ranges eleven and twelve to the southeast corner of township fifty-six, range twelve; thence west with the township line between townships fifty-five and fifty-six to the southwest corner of township fifty-six and range twelve, west; thence north with the range line between ranges twelve and thirteen to the northwest corner of township fifty-nine, range twelve, west; thence east with the township line between townships fifty-nine and sixty to the northeast corner of township fifty-nine, range nine, west; thence south with the range line between ranges eight and nine to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13588)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11929; 1919 § 9331; 1909 § 3548

Stoddard.

46.152. Beginning at the northwest corner of New Madrid County, on the line dividing ranges twelve and thirteen east, as established in section 46.121; thence south with the range line to the center of township twenty-three, north, range twelve, east; thence west to the St. Francis River; thence up the middle of the main channel of the St. Francis River to the point where the section line dividing sections one and twelve in township twenty-six, range seven, east, crosses the same; thence east to the range line dividing ranges seven and eight, east; thence north with said range line to township line dividing township twenty-six and twenty-seven; thence east with the township line to the southwest corner of section thirty-two, in township twenty-seven, north, range eight, east; thence north with the section line to the northwest corner of section twenty-nine, in said township and range; thence east with the section line to the northeast corner of said section; thence north with the section line to the northwest corner of section twenty-one, in said township and range; thence east with the section line to the northeast corner of said section; thence north with the section line to the northwest corner of section fifteen, in said township and range; thence east with the section line to the northeast corner of said section; thence with the section line to the northwest corner of section eleven, in said township and range; thence east with the section line to the northeast corner of said section; thence north with the section line to the township line between townships twenty-seven and twenty-eight, north; thence east with said township line to the northeast corner of township twenty-seven, north, range eight, east; thence east and north with the southern boundary of Bollinger County, as established by law, to the southwest corner of Cape Girardeau County; thence east with the southern boundary of Cape Girardeau County to a point where it intersects the western boundary of Scott County; thence south with the western boundary of Scott County to the northern boundary of New Madrid County, continuing thence west and south with the said boundary of New Madrid County to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13650)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11991; 1919 § 9393; 1909 § 3610

Stone.

46.153. Beginning at the northwest corner of township twenty-six, range twenty-four, west; thence east with the township line between townships twenty-six and twenty-seven to the northeast corner of section four of township twenty-six, range twenty-two; thence south with the subdivisional lines dividing into two equal parts range twenty-two to the south boundary line of the state of Missouri; thence west with the said boundary line to the range line between ranges twenty-four and twenty-five; thence north with the said range line between ranges twenty-four and twenty-five to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13655)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11996; 1919 § 9398; 1909 § 3615

Sullivan.

46.154. Beginning at the southeast corner of township sixty-one, range eighteen, west; thence west with the township line between townships sixty and sixty-one to the southwest corner of section thirty-four of township sixty-one, range twenty-two, west; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section three, of township sixty-four, range twenty-two, west; thence east with the township line between townships sixty-four and sixty-five to the northeast corner of township sixty-four, range eighteen, west; thence south with the range line between ranges seventeen and eighteen to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13590)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11931; 1919 § 9333; 1909 § 3550

Taney.

46.155. Beginning at the northwest corner of section three, township twenty-four, range twenty-two, west; thence east with the township line between townships twenty-four and twenty-five to the northeast corner of township twenty-four, range seventeen, west; thence south with range line between ranges sixteen and seventeen to the southern boundary line of the state; thence west with said boundary line to the middle of range twenty-two, west; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13656)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11997; 1919 § 9399; 1909 § 3616

Texas.

46.156. Beginning on the township line dividing townships thirty-three and thirty-four, in the middle of range twelve, west; thence east on said township line to the northwest corner of township thirty-three, range seven, west; thence south with the range line dividing ranges seven and eight to the township line dividing townships thirty-one and thirty-two; thence east with said township line to the range line dividing ranges six and seven, west; thence south with the range line between ranges six and seven to the southeast corner of township twenty-eight, range seven, west; thence west with the township line dividing townships twenty-seven and twenty-eight to the middle of range twelve, west; thence north along the subdivisional section lines to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13657)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11998; 1919 § 9400; 1909 § 3617

Vernon.

46.157. Beginning on the western boundary line of the state, at the northwest corner of section thirty of township thirty-eight, range thirty-three, west; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the middle of the main channel of the Marais des Cygnes River; thence down said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof, to the middle of the main channel of the Osage River; thence down the Osage River, in the (middle of the) main channel thereof, to where the range line between ranges twenty-eight and twenty-nine intersects the same; thence south with said range line to the southeast corner of township thirty-five, range twenty-nine; thence with the township line between townships thirty-four and thirty-five to the northwest corner of section one, township thirty-four, range twenty-nine; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southeast corner of section thirty-five, township thirty-four, range twenty-nine; thence west with the township line between townships thirty-three and thirty-four to the western boundary line of the state; thence north with said boundary line of the state to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13658)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11999; 1919 § 9401; 1909 § 3618

Warren.

46.158. Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River, where a southern prolongation of the fifth principal meridian would intersect the same; thence north on said meridian line to the northeast corner of township forty-seven, range one, west; thence west on the township line between townships forty-seven and forty-eight to the southeast corner of section thirty-four, township forty-eight, range two, west; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the northeast corner of section fifteen, township forty-eight, range two, west; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section eighteen, township forty-eight, range two, west; thence north on the range line between ranges two and three, west, to the northeast corner of section twenty-five, township forty-nine, range three, west; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section twenty-eight, township forty-nine, range three, west; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the southwest corner of section nine, township forty-seven, north, range three, west; thence west with the subdivisional lines to the northwest corner of section eighteen, township forty-seven, range four, west; thence south with the range line between ranges four and five, west, to the middle of the main channel of the Missouri River; thence down said river, in the middle of the main channel thereof as now located to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13591)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11932; 1919 § 9334; 1909 § 3551

Washington.

46.159. Beginning at a point in the middle of Grand River, opposite the mouth of Mineral Fork; thence in a northwesterly direction to the northeast corner of Washington County, as established by the surveyor of the counties of Franklin and Washington, being a point sixteen chains north of the quarter-section corner on the line between sections fourteen and fifteen, in township forty, north, range two, east; thence due west to the middle of Meramec River; thence due south to the middle of township thirty-five, range two, west; thence due east with subdivisional line in the middle of township thirty-five to range line between ranges three and four, east; thence due north by said range line to the middle of Big River, in township thirty-nine; thence by said river to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13659)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 12000; 1919 § 9402; 1909 § 3619

Wayne.

46.160. Beginning in the main channel of the St. Francis River, at the point where the section line dividing sections one and twelve in township twenty-six, range seven, east, crosses the same; thence west on section line to the southwest corner of section one, township twenty-six, north, range three, east; thence north to the southeast corner of section twenty-three, township twenty-seven, north, of range three, east; thence west to the southwest corner of said section; thence north to the northeast corner of section fifteen, same township and range; thence west to southwest corner of section ten, said township and range; thence north to the township line between townships twenty-seven and twenty-eight; thence west to range line between ranges two and three, east; thence north on range line to the township line between townships twenty-eight and twenty-nine; thence east to the southeast corner of section thirty-one, township twenty-nine, range three, east; thence north to the northwest corner of section twenty-nine, same township and range; thence east to the northeast corner of same section; thence north on section line to southeast corner of section seventeen, township thirty, north, of range three, east; thence east on section lines to the southeast corner of section thirteen, township thirty, range four, east; thence north to the township line between townships thirty and thirty-one; thence east on township line to range line between ranges seven and eight, east; thence south to the southeast corner of section thirteen, township twenty-eight, range seven, east; thence east to the southeast corner of section thirteen, township twenty-eight, range eight, east; thence south to the township line between townships twenty-seven and twenty-eight, and to the Stoddard County line; thence west and south with said Stoddard County line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13660)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 12001; 1919 § 9403; 1909 § 3620

Webster.

46.161. Beginning at the southeast corner of section thirty-three, township twenty-eight, range sixteen, west; thence west with the township line to the southwest corner of section thirty-four, township twenty-eight, range eighteen, west; thence north one mile to the northwest corner of the same section; thence west with the subdivisional line to the southwest corner of section thirty, township twenty-eight, range nineteen, west; thence north with the range line between ranges nineteen and twenty to the southwest corner of section eighteen, township thirty-two, range nineteen; thence east with subdivisional line to the southwest corner of section fifteen, township thirty-two, range sixteen, west; thence south by the subdivisional line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13661)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 12002; 1919 § 9404; 1909 § 3621

Worth.

46.162. Beginning at the northeast corner of Gentry County; thence north with the line dividing ranges twenty-nine and thirty to the northern boundary line of the state of Missouri; thence west with said northern boundary line to the northwest corner of section thirty-four, township sixty-seven, range thirty-three, west; thence south on the section line between sections thirty-three and thirty-four of said township and range; thence south between sections three and four, nine and ten, fifteen and sixteen, twenty-one and twenty-two, twenty-seven and twenty-eight, thirty-three and thirty-four of townships sixty-six and sixty-five, range thirty-three, west; thence east on the north line of Gentry County to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13592)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 11933; 1919 § 9335; 1909 § 3552

Wright.

46.163. Beginning in the middle of range sixteen, on the township line dividing townships twenty-seven and twenty-eight; thence north with the subdivisional lines to the middle of township thirty-two; thence east with the subdivisional lines to the middle of range twelve; thence south with the subdivisional lines to the township line dividing townships twenty-seven and twenty-eight; thence west with said township line to the place of beginning.

(RSMo 1939 § 13662)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 12003; 1919 § 9405; 1909 § 3622


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