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Cadet, Missouri
Unincorporated community
Location of Cadet, Missouri
Location of Cadet, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Washington
Elevation 801 ft (244 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63630
Area code(s) 573

Cadet is an unincorporated community in Union Township in eastern Washington County, Missouri, United States. Cadet is located on Missouri Route 47 between Old Mines to the west and Bonne Terre to the southeast. The village is about 6 miles (10 km) northeast of Potosi.


Cadet had its start when the railroad was extended to that point. A post office called Cadet has been in operation since 1859. It is unknown why the name "Cadet" was applied to this community.

Coordinates: 37°59′15″N 90°41′18″W / 37.9875°N 90.68833°W / 37.9875; -90.68833

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