Clara, Missouri

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Clara is an unincorporated community in central Texas County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is about three miles southwest of Houston, Missouri.

A post office called Clara was established in 1901, and remained in operation until 1975.[2] An early postmaster gave the community the name of his wife, Clara Lynch.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Clara, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Texas County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 28, 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°17′59″N 92°01′17″W / 37.29972°N 92.02139°W / 37.29972; -92.02139