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Cherry Box is an unincorporated community in Shelby County, Missouri, in the United States.


Cherry Box was founded in the 1850s by a colony of German Mennonites. It is uncertain why the name "Cherry Box" was applied to this community, although a few traditions exist. A post office called Cherry Box was established in 1858, and remained in operation until 1943.

Coordinates: 39°55′29″N 92°14′07″W / 39.92472°N 92.23528°W / 39.92472; -92.23528

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