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Girdner, Missouri
Historic community
The old Girdner post office
The old Girdner post office
Country U. S. A.
State Missouri
County Douglas County
Elevation 320 m (1,050 ft)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Girdner is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. Girdner is located in central Douglas County southeast of Ava on Missouri Route P and the north side of Rippee Creek, a tributary of Bryant Creek.

History

Girdner Cemetery
The cemetery at Girdner, Missouri

A post office called Girdner was established in 1885, and remained in operation until 1942. The community has the name of "Doc" Girdner, a pioneer citizen.


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