Bois D'Arc (locally /ˈbdɑːrk/ BOH-dark, French: [bwɑ daʁk]) is an unincorporated community in Greene County, Missouri, United States, approximately 15 miles northwest of Springfield. The community is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

A post office called Bois D'arc has been in operation since 1868.[1] The community was named for an individual osage-orange tree (also known as a bois d'arc) which stood near the original town site.[2]


  1. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved October 2, 2016.
  2. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. pp. 170.

37°15′23″N 93°30′28″W / 37.25639°N 93.50778°W / 37.25639; -93.50778