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Locust is an unincorporated community in Ozark County, Missouri. The community is located on South Fork Bratten Spring Creek about one mile east of a northeast arm of Bull Shoals Lake. Access is via a county road south from US Route 160 southwest of Gainesville.

History

A post office called Locust was established in 1911, and remained in operation until 1940. The community was named for a grove of locusts near the original town site.

Coordinates: 36°33′49″N 92°32′33″W / 36.56361°N 92.5425°W / 36.56361; -92.5425


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