Red Oak, Missouri

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Red Oak is an unincorporated community in Lawrence County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1]


A post office called Redoak was established in 1877, and remained in operation until 1922.[2] The community took its name from Red Oak Township.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Red Oak, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Lawrence County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 27 October 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

Coordinates: 37°13′43″N 94°00′41″W / 37.22861°N 94.01139°W / 37.22861; -94.01139