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Longwood, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Pettis
Elevation
801 ft (244 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 660
GNIS feature ID 729770

Longwood (also Hermantown or Oak Grove) is an unincorporated community in Pettis County, Missouri, United States. It is located at 38°53′57″N 93°10′12″W / 38.89917°N 93.17000°W / 38.89917; -93.17000 (38.8991855, -93.1699257), and its altitude is 801 feet (244 m).

A post office called Longwood was established in 1837, and remained in operation until 1957. The community was named after Longwood, Saint Helena, the location of Napoleon's second exile from 1815 until his death.

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