The first government land in this area was purchased by Jesse Harris in 1830. The log cabin that he built to house his family in 1836, now stands in the Jamesport City Park. His neighbors were the Sauk and Fox Indians.
Daviess County, MO
Visit our county page and you will find information about our town and county's points of interest, festivals/events and faith community. You also will find stories about the contributions made by farmers/ranchers located throughout our county and of course you will learn about the community organizations that have built and continue to build strong communities (chambers, community groups, and departments, etc) and much more when you visit the Daviess County, MO page.