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Frankenstein is an unincorporated community in northwestern Osage County, Missouri, USA. It is located about 20 km (12 mi) east of Jefferson City.

A post office called Frankenstein was established in 1893, and remained in operation until 1921. The community most likely derives its name from Godfried Franken, a pioneer citizen.

In the media

Frankenstein, Missouri is also the title of a feature length film from Moonhunt Productions, LLC, written and directed by Joey Odendahl and starring Joey Odendahl, Kaiser Johnson, Andrew Weir, Nikki Brower and Kevin O'Brien. It is a docufiction film (mixing real and fictional elements to create a story) that some actual residents of Frankenstein took part in the making of.

Coordinates: 38°34′27″N 91°52′57″W / 38.57417°N 91.88250°W / 38.57417; -91.88250

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