The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Memphis (Mo.)
MEMPHIS, Mo., city, county-seat of Scotland County, on the Keokuk and Western Railroad, about 160 miles north by west of Saint Louis. It is in an agricultural region, and is the trade centre for a large part of Scotland and adjacent counties. The principal outgoing shipments are farm products and livestock. There are bituminous coal fields in the vicinity. Pop. 2,400.