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Rippee is an historic town in south central Douglas County, Missouri, United States. 784 ft (239 m) and approximately 1.25 mi (2.01 km) south of the Missouri Route 14 bridge over the Bryant. The location is currently within the Rippee State Wildlife Management Area overseen by the Missouri Department of Conservation.The Rippee townsite was located on the northwest side of the Bryant Creek floodplain, due east of the confluence of Rippee Creek, which joins the Bryant from the west. The site lies at an elevation of
Douglas County is a county located in the south-central portion of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,684. The county seat and only incorporated community is Ava. The county was officially organized on October 19, 1857, and is named after U.S. Senator Stephen A. Douglas (D-Illinois) and later Democratic presidential candidate.
Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States. With over six million residents, it is the 18th-most populous state of the Union. The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City. The state is the 21st-most extensive in area. Missouri is bordered by eight states : Iowa to the north, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee to the east, Arkansas to the south and Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska to the west. In the South are the Ozarks, a forested highland, providing timber, minerals and recreation. The Missouri River, after which the state is named, flows through the center of the state into the Mississippi River, which makes up Missouri's eastern border.
Bryant Creek is a stream in the Ozarks of Missouri. Bryant Creek has headwaters just south of Lead Hill and Cedar Gap in southwestern Wright County and flows in a southeasterly direction through Douglas County east of Ava and joins the North Fork River in Ozark County just north of Tecumseh. Tributaries include Bill Macks Creek, Hunter Creek, Rippee Creek, Fox Creek, Brush Creek, Spring Creek and Pine Creek.
A post office called Rippee was established in 1892, and remained in operation until 1936.The community has the name of the local Rippee family.
Brixey is a small unincorporated community in northern Ozark County, Missouri, USA. It is 1.6 miles (2.6 km) south of Route 95 on Route N or about 10 miles (16 km) north of Gainesville.
Vanzant is an unincorporated community in northeastern Douglas County, Missouri, United States. It is located on Route 95 at the intersection with state route W, approximately one mile south of Route 76 and thirteen miles south of Mountain Grove. The community of Drury is about three miles south on Route 95. Vanzant post office was established in 1892 and was assigned a zip code of 65768. The community was named after an early settler.
Drury is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Missouri, United States. It is located approximately fifteen miles south of Mountain Grove and about three miles south of Vanzant on Route 95.
Smallett is an unincorporated community in southern Douglas County, Missouri, United States. It is located approximately nine miles south of Ava and is located on Missouri Supplemental Route A. It previously had its own post office from 1888-1967 with ZIP code 65750, but mail is now served by the post office in Ava. Some say Smallett was named for its first postmaster, James Small, while others believe the name honors another early settler.
Trail is an unincorporated community in northern Ozark County, Missouri. It is located about twenty-two miles northeast of Gainesville. Access is from Missouri Route 14 in Douglas County south via route AC. The village site is located adjacent to Trail Creek. Trail Creek flows into Bryant Creek about one mile to the southwest. The Trail cemetery lies about a mile to the northeast along Trail Creek.
Huzzah is an unincorporated community in eastern Crawford County, Missouri, United States. It is located 11.6 miles (18.7 km) southeast of Steelville in the Mark Twain National Forest.
Bill Macks Creek is a stream in Douglas County, Missouri. The stream headwaters lie just east of Basher and the junction of Missouri Route 76 with Missouri Route U. The stream flows east-southeast to its confluence with Bryant Creek.
Cane Hollow is a valley in Douglas County in the Ozarks of southern Missouri.
Clever Creek is a stream in north central Douglas County the Ozarks of southern Missouri. It is a tributary to Fox Creek. From its source southeast of Tick Ridge, Clever Creek flows southwest to south and passes under Missouri Route 76 at Coldspring. From there the stream flows south to southeast to its confluence with Fox Creek just northeast of Champion.
Fielden is an unincorporated community in south central Douglas County, Missouri, United States. Fielden is located on the floodplain of Fox Creek along County Road 14-343, south of Missouri Route 14 and west of Gentryville. The townsite is at an elevation of 778 ft (237 m).
Girdner is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. Girdner is located in central Douglas County, southeast of Ava, on Missouri Route P and the north side of Rippee Creek, a tributary of Bryant Creek.
Hunter Creek is a stream in Douglas County, Missouri. It is a tributary of Bryant Creek. Hunter Creek headwaters arise north of Ava along the south of a ridge and Missouri Route 76. The stream flows southeast along State Route FF and is further fed by Turkey Creek from the north, Wildcat Creek from the southwest and the springwaters of the rainbow trout hatchery at Crystal Springs. The stream flows on to the east gaining the tributaries of Whites Creek and Dicky Creek before joining Bryant Creek at Vera Cruz. The community of Larissa was located along Hunter Creek near Crystal Springs.
Larissa is an historic town located along Hunter Creek in Douglas County, Missouri, United States. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place. Larissa was located on the north part of the floodplain of Hunter Creek, along county road VV-210, at an elevation of 935 feet. The location is approximately one mile upstream (northeast) of the Crystal Springs fish hatchery.
Merritt is an unincorporated community in southwestern Douglas County, Missouri, United States. Merritt is located west of Goodhope on Missouri Route T in the Little Beaver Creek valley.
Prior is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Missouri, United States. The community is located on Missouri Route 95, just north of the intersection with Missouri Route 76 and 2.5 miles north of Vanzant. The community sits on a ridge between Fox Creek to the west and Clifty Creek to the east, at an elevation of 1,243 ft (379 m).
Tedrick is an historic town in Douglas County, Missouri, United States. The location is on a ridge east of Fox Creek and approximately one mile south-southeast of Champion.
Luna is an extinct town in Ozark County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place. The community is on a ridge between Bryant Creek to the east and Pine Creek to the west and is located on Missouri Route FF. Zanoni, on Missouri Route 181, lies approximately two miles to the northwest. The community church is one and one-half miles west on Caney Creek and Missouri Route AA. The Pine Creek confluence with Bryant Creek is one and one-quarter miles to the south, at the north end of Norfork Lake.
Rippee Creek is a stream in southern Douglas County Missouri. The stream starts in a hillside valley just east of Squires at an elevation just above 1200 feet and flows eastward past the Girdner community on Missouri Route P and on to its confluence with Bryant Creek at an elevation of 781 feet within the Rippee State Wildlife Management Area.
Little Creek is a stream in Wright, Texas and Douglas counties of Missouri. It is a tributary of the North Fork River.
Honey Creek is a stream in Douglas County in the Ozarks of southern Missouri. It is a tributary of Beaver Creek.
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