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Rescue is a small unincorporated community in western Lawrence County, Missouri, United States. It lies along Route 96 (formerly U.S. Route 66) approximately eighteen miles east of Carthage.

A post office called Rescue was established in 1897, and remained in operation until 1904. It is unknown why the name Rescue was applied to this community.

The community did have a school until 2003, when the Miller R-II School District decided to close what was by then named "Miller West Elementary" due to declining enrollment. [1]

Coordinates: 37°11′30″N 93°58′44″W / 37.19167°N 93.97889°W / 37.19167; -93.97889

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