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Name of Place Description / History Location County(s) Postal Service Map
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  • Oak Hill
  •   Southeast corner of county and later transfered to Crawford county in 1870. Gasconade
    Crawford
    1857-1870
    1870-1944
    1873
    1875
    1892
    1895
    1897
    1901
    1913
    1920
  • Oil Spring
  •   ? Osage 1866-1867 N/A
  • Old Bland
  • See Bland. About one mile north of Bland in valley. Gasconade N/A N/A
  • Old Woollam
  • See Woollam. West central county on Rt P. Gasconade N/A N/A
  • Osage
  • Osage City
  • 1873 Post Road -
    From Osage City, by Taos, Castle Rock, Westphalia, and Maries, to Vienna. (15)
    Near mouth of the Osage river on the west bank. Cole 1856-1962 1823
    1859
    1863
    1873
    1875
    1878
    1892
    1895
    1901
    1913
    1920
  • Osage Ferry
  •   This ferry could have been located any number of places along the Osage river.  More research needed. Gasconade 1828-1832 N/A
  • Oshawa
  • Post Office was contracted by John B. Cooper near Mill City.  The postmaster was Daniel Comstock.

    1873 Post Road - From Fredericksburg, by New Providence, Oshawa, to Linn. (15)

    "A discontinued PO. It is a form of the Indian name Osage". (8)

    Border of Osage and Gasconade Counties near Linnwood and by Prior's Mill.  Twp 43N, Rng 7W, Sec 2. Osage 1867-1874 1870
  • Owen's Mill
  • Owen Mills
  • "Named for Frank Owens, the miller and storekeeper". (8)

    1873 Post Road -
    From Linn, by Mount Ariel, to Owen's Mill. (15)

    1976 Osage County Memory Book description

    Southeast of Linn on Gasconade River.

    Wrong side of river on 1901 map.

    Osage 1876-1887
    1889-1922
    1897
    1901
    1904
    1913
    1920
  • Owensville
  • Named after a Mr. Owens who won a horse shoe game for naming the town.

    1873 Post Road -
    From Hermann, by Drake, Owensville, Canaan, and High Grove, to Rolla. (15)

    South central county on Hwy 28. Gasconade 1856-Pres 1873
    1875
    1895
    1897
    1901
    1904
    1913
    1920