Red Bridge, Kansas City

Red Bridge is a neighborhood in South Kansas City. It is centered on the intersection of Red Bridge Road and Holmes Road, on the south side of I-435. Avila University, Minor Park, and the Mount Moriah Cemetery are all located within the Red Bridge neighborhood.

History

A post office called Red Bridge was established in 1888, the name was changed to Redbridge in 1895, and the post office closed in 1902.[1] The community was named for a red bridge near the original town site.[2]

Education

Red Bridge has a public library, a branch of the Mid-Continent Public Library.[3]

References

  1. "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  2. "Jackson County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 16 October 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. "Locations". Mid-Continent Public Library. Retrieved 17 March 2018.

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