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Wilderness is an unincorporated community in Oregon County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.

History

A post office called Wilderness was established in 1882, and remained in operation until 1954. The community derives its name from a region originally called "Irish Wilderness", a former Irish colony which was abandoned on account of Civil War violence.

Coordinates: 36°47′20″N 91°11′31″W / 36.78889°N 91.19194°W / 36.78889; -91.19194


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