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Starkenburg is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.

History

A post office called Starkenburg was established in 1888, and remained in operation until 1918. The community was named after Starkenburg, in Germany, the native home of a share of the early settlers.

The Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

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