Carico, Missouri facts for kids
Carico is an unincorporated community in Stone County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. Carico is located at the junction of Railey Creek and Carico Hollow, approximately 3.5 miles east-southeast of Galena and 6.5 miles northwest of Reeds Spring along the Missouri Pacific Railroad.
In about 1912 a store was built along the railroad tracks in the valley and named Little Chicago. The community produced tomatoes and a canning factory was built adjacent to the railroad. A post office called Carico was established in 1921, and remained in operation until 1928. The community once had a schoolhouse and a grist mill. The origin of the name Carico is obscure.
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