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Elk Prairie is an unincorporated community in Phelps County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.


The community was named for a prairie near the original town site where elk once were often seen. A post office called Elk Prairie was established in 1876, and remained in operation until 1915. The community once had a schoolhouse. A cemetery marks the site.

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