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Arno, Missouri
Old store building at Arno, Missouri
Old store building at Arno, Missouri
Country U. S. A.
State Missouri
County Douglas County
Elevation 330 m (1,080 ft)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Arno is an unincorporated community in western Douglas County, Missouri, in the United States. Arno is located at the confluence of Beaver and Cowskin creeks about five miles west of Ava.


Arno was founded in about 1857 in Taney County and the area became part of Douglas County in 1864. Arno was temporarily the county seat of Douglas County in 1869 replacing Vera Cruz. In 1870 Ava became the county seat. Arno post office operated from 1857-63 in Taney County and 1867-1933 in Douglas County.

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