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Charity is an unincorporated community in southern Dallas County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.

The community is on Missouri Route M approximately one mile west of the Niangua River. The Charity School buildings lie about one-half mile north on a county road. Elkland is about six miles south on Missouri Route 38 and Buffalo lies about nine miles to the north-northwest.


A post office called Charity was established in 1884, and remained in operation until 1956. An early postmaster gave the community the name of his wife, Charity Sherrick.

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