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Chesapeake is a township in Lawrence County, Missouri, United States. It is located on Route 174 about five miles east of Mount Vernon.

Chesapeake currently houses a fish hatchery, operated by the Missouri Department of Conservation.

A post office called Chesapeake was established in 1850, and remained in operation until 1914. The community's name commemorates the Capture of USS Chesapeake.

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