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Elkhorn is an unincorporated community in Ray County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.

History

Elkhorn was platted in 1837, and according to one tradition, so named on account of an elk horn discovered at the town site. A variant name was "Crab Orchard". A post office called Elkhorn was established in 1835, the name was changed to Crab Orchard in 1843, and the post office closed in 1904.

Coordinates: 39°18′33″N 94°06′46″W / 39.30917°N 94.11278°W / 39.30917; -94.11278

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