Hocomo, Missouri

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Hocomo is a small unincorporated community in Howell County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located about thirteen miles southwest of West Plains on U.S. Route 160.

A post office called Hocomo was established in 1931, and remained in operation until 1981.[2] The community's name is a contraction of "HOwell COunty, MO".[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hocomo, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Howell County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 10 October 2016. 

Coordinates: 36°36′53″N 92°00′15″W / 36.61472°N 92.00417°W / 36.61472; -92.00417