The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Milan (Missouri)
MILAN, Mo., town and county-seat of Sullivan County on the Quincy, Omaha and Kansas City and the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy railroads, about 100 miles east by north of Saint Joseph. It is in an agricultural and stock-raising region, and in the vicinity of bituminous coal fields. The chief manufactures are flour and lumber. Milan is the headquarters of a division of the Quincy, Omaha and Kansas City Railroad, and the shops of the road are located here. The trade is principally live-stock, grain, lumber and flour. Pop. 2,191.