Shook, Missouri

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Unincorporated community
Shook is located in Missouri
Location within the state of Missouri
Coordinates: 37°02′34″N 90°18′32″W / 37.04278°N 90.30889°W / 37.04278; -90.30889Coordinates: 37°02′34″N 90°18′32″W / 37.04278°N 90.30889°W / 37.04278; -90.30889
Country United States
State Missouri
County Wayne
Elevation 400 ft (100 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 752136[1]

Shook is an unincorporated community in Wayne County, Missouri, United States. It is located about sixteen miles north of Poplar Bluff.

A post office called Shook was in operation from 1904 until 1999.[2] The community has the name of George Shook, an early settler.[3]


  1. ^ "Shook, Missouri". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "Wayne County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved January 1, 2017.