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Paw Paw is an extinct town in Sullivan County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.

The name was sometimes spelled "Pawpaw". A post office called Pawpaw was established in 1899, and remained in operation until 1905. The community most likely was so named because of the paw paw thickets near the original town site.

Coordinates: 40°05′28″N 93°05′16″W / 40.09111°N 93.08778°W / 40.09111; -93.08778


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