Folk, Missouri

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Folk is an unincorporated community in northwestern Osage County, Missouri, USA.[1] It is located about ten miles southeast of Jefferson City just off Route 133.

A post office called Folk was established in 1905, and remained in operation until 1964.[2] The community was named for former governor Joseph W. Folk.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Folk
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 27 November 2016. Retrieved 26 November 2016. 
  3. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1917). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 337. 

Coordinates: 38°25′17″N 92°05′53″W / 38.42139°N 92.09806°W / 38.42139; -92.09806