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De Lassus is an unincorporated community in St. Francois County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. Much of the community has been annexed by Farmington, Missouri.

History

De Lassus was platted in 1869 when the railroad was extended to that point. A post office called Delassus was established in 1870, and remained in operation until 1915. The community has the name of Charles de Hault de Lassus, a Spaish colonial official.

Coordinates: 37°45′52″N 90°27′20″W / 37.76444°N 90.45556°W / 37.76444; -90.45556

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