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Old store building at Richville, Missouri
The old Richville store on Route W

Richville is an unincorporated community in southeastern Douglas County, Missouri, United States. Richville is located at the intersection of Missouri State Route 14 and State route W and a short distance west of the intersection of Route 14 and Missouri State Route 181. The site is located on a high ridge at an elevation of 1,191 ft (363 m). Sauls Knob at 1,339 ft (408 m) lies just to the southeast on the south side of Route 14.


The community was named Richville by Miles Pease, who moved there in 1868 and started a mill at the Hebron access of the North Fork River. A post office was established in 1870, and remained in operation until 1933.

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