Town/City
Gallatin
Township
Honey Creek Township (now in Union Township)
County
Daviess County
State/Province
Missouri
Country
United States of America

Gallatin, Missouri

Summary

Founded and laid out, 1837. Identified as county seat, 13 Sept. 1837; officially recorded as seat, 3 Sept. 1839. After 1840 dispute in state legislature, reaffirmed as county seat, 1841. Several Latter-day Saints attempted to vote at Gallatin, 6 Aug. 1838, but were attacked by local residents. After Mormon-Missouri conflict erupted, Saints launched preemptive strike against vigilantes in Gallatin and other towns, Oct. 1838. See also “.”

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