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Southard is an unincorporated community in southern Laclede County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The community is on a county road two miles south of Nebo and 3.5 miles northwest of Lynchburg. The Pine Creek tributary to the Gasconade River flows past the south side of the community.


A post office called Southard was established in 1906, and remained in operation until 1939. D. T. Southard, an early postmaster, gave the community his last name.

Notable person

  • Julia Southard Lee, a textile researcher, was born at Southard in 1897.
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