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Argo is an unincorporated community in northwest Crawford County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1] The community is on a ridge northwest of the Little Bourbeuse River. The site is located on Missouri Route C about five miles northwest of Bourbon and Interstate 44.[2]


A post office called Argo was established in 1849, and discontinued in 1906.[3] The community most likely was named after the mythological ship Argo.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Argo, Missouri
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 47, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 24 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Crawford County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 24 September 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

Coordinates: 38°11′02″N 91°19′50″W / 38.18389°N 91.33056°W / 38.18389; -91.33056