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Merritt is an unincorporated community in southwestern Douglas County, Missouri, United States. Merritt is located west of Goodhope on Missouri Route T in the Little Beaver Creek valley.

The Merritt store no longer exists, however, the Old Merritt store is still present approximately 1.25 miles west on Route T.


A post office called Merritt was established in 1903, and remained in operation until 1930. William Merrit, an early postmaster, gave the community his last name.

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