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Sweden is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Missouri. Sweden lies in the south-central part of the county. The former Sweden store is located on Missouri Route 14 one half mile east of the intersection of Route 14 and State Route P. Sweden community church and cemetery lie one quarter mile north of the former store location on a county road.

History

A post office called Sweden was established in 1896, and remained in operation until 1956. The community's name was supposed to honor a resident with the surname Sweten (a recording error accounts for the error in spelling, which was never corrected).

Coordinates: 36°52′39″N 92°30′04″W / 36.8775°N 92.50111°W / 36.8775; -92.50111


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