Loose Creek, Missouri

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Loose Creek is an unincorporated community in Osage County, Missouri, USA.[1] It is located on U.S. Route 50 about eight miles east of Missouri's capital of Jefferson City.

A post office in Loose Creek has been in operation since 1849.[2] The community tooks its name from nearby Loose Creek.[3] The town site was platted in 1870.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Loose Creek, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 November 2016. 
  3. ^ Transactions of the Academy of Science of Saint Louis. Academy of Science of St. Louis. 1886. p. 518. 
  4. ^ "Osage County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 26, 2016. 

Coordinates: 38°30′29″N 91°57′27″W / 38.50806°N 91.95750°W / 38.50806; -91.95750