The small town of Amiot was originally known as Mineral Point when the post office was moved from the Mineral Point Stage stop to the present day site of Amiot on the railroad. Amiot was a station on the Missouri Pacific Railroad. The town had a railroad depot and at least one store, and a school. The post office was discontinued in 1951 and in 1964 all remaining of Amiot was one house and the school. Since then those have been torn down and there is no evidence of a town ever being located there.