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Waldo is an unincorporated community in southeastern Webster County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. Waldo is located on Missouri Route V about three miles north of Seymour. The community is near the headwaters of the James River which is about two miles to the north-northeast. A small airstrip, Owens Field, is located just south Waldo.

History

A post office called Waldo was established in 1857, and remained in operation until 1886. The name "Waldo" was assigned by postal officials. An early variant name was "Lickskillet".

Coordinates: 37°11′21″N 92°44′41″W / 37.18917°N 92.74472°W / 37.18917; -92.74472

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