Odin, Missouri

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Odin is an unincorporated community in Wright County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1] The community is located on Missouri Route 38 about five miles west of Hartville. It is at the confluence of Bowman Creek and the Woods Fork of the Gasconade River.[2]


A post office called Odin was established in 1882, and remained in operation until 1915.[3] The community's name most likely is a transfer from Odin, Illinois.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Odin, Missouri
  2. ^ Hartville, Missouri, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1956
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 January 2017. 
  4. ^ "Wright County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved January 3, 2017. 

Coordinates: 37°16′05″N 92°37′05″W / 37.268°N 92.618°W / 37.268; -92.618