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Safe is an unincorporated community in Maries County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.

History

A post office called Safe was established in 1886, and remained in operation until 1958. According to one tradition, the community was named for the generosity of the proprietor of a local gristmill who allowed safekeeping of customer's grain. Another tradition maintains the name is an acronym of the surnames of four first settlers, namely Shinkle, Aufderheide, Fann, and Essman.

Coordinates: 38°05′18″N 91°39′08″W / 38.08833°N 91.65222°W / 38.08833; -91.65222


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