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For the abandoned village in Perry County, see Dresden, Perry County, Missouri.
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Dresden, Missouri
Map of Missouri highlighting Pettis County.svg
Country United States
State Missouri
County Pettis
Elevation
676 ft (249 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)

Dresden (also Dresdon) is an unincorporated community in Pettis County, Missouri, United States. Its altitude is 827 feet (252 m), and it is located at about 38°45′2″N 93°20′3″W / 38.75056°N 93.33417°W / 38.75056; -93.33417 (38.7505703, -93.3352083).

History

A post office called Dresden was established in 1863, and remained in operation until 1954. The community was named after Dresden, in Germany. Dresden was once an incorporated town.

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