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Deslet is an unincorporated community in Shannon County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.


A post office called Deslet was established in 1896, and remained in operation until 1955. The community was so named on account of its rural or "desolate" location (a postal error accounts for the error in spelling, which was never corrected).

Coordinates: 37°09′43″N 91°07′14″W / 37.16194°N 91.12056°W / 37.16194; -91.12056

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