Oscar, Missouri

Oscar is an unincorporated community within Jackson Township in Texas County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1] The community is located on Missouri Route 137, approximately 5.5 miles south of Licking.[2]

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Oscar is located in Missouri
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Location within the state of Missouri
Oscar is located in the United States
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Oscar (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°24′51″N 91°49′50″W / 37.41417°N 91.83056°W / 37.41417; -91.83056Coordinates: 37°24′51″N 91°49′50″W / 37.41417°N 91.83056°W / 37.41417; -91.83056[1]
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyTexas
Elevation1,270 ft (390 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code
65542

HistoryEdit

A post office called Oscar was established in 1880, and remained in operation until 1915.[3] The community has the name of Oscar Bradford, the son of an early settler.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Oscar, Missouri
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 54, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Texas County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 28, 2016.