Missouri?

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by mwtslf23, Nov 17, 2005.

  1. mwtslf23

    mwtslf23 Texan in Ohio

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    Hi,

    We are looking at 2 different places to buy in Missouri. One place is located in Marble Hill, MO. and the other place is located in Plato, MO. I was wanting to know if anyone lives near any of these locations that could tell me which is better place to live.

    Thank you,
    Mike
     
  2. Ozark-Dew

    Ozark-Dew AMDG

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    we are not too far from plato, there is nothing there. 70 people and a bank? maybe a shed for a post office and an over priced gas station. I do not know how it would be to live there. If you are military affiliated it is not too very far from Fort Wood, which may be a plus. I've never heard of Marble Hill.
     

  3. homebody

    homebody Well-Known Member

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    I have lived on outskirts of MH for about 7 years. You would have to drive about 30 mles to Cape, Jackson or Perryville to work as there isn't much here. Have 2 excellent restaurants, a big grocery store (Country Mart), a library, beauty shops, several banks, 3-4 gas places, several churches, etc. A large number of older retired people here and yes, they do love to gossip. If you need any more info, let me know, or pm me. Good luck in decision. :cowboy:
    Also pop. of this immediate area is about 1,800 ( that's what I've heard )
     
  4. luckysranch

    luckysranch Well-Known Member

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    I live near Plato - beautiful area. I work in Lebanon, my husband works at Ft. Wood. There is a nice country store to the east 5 minutes on 32 in Lynchburg. Or you could go to the Roby gas station for emergency items. Nearest grocery store is Lebanon or Licking. Plato is a big area. What road is the place on?
     
  5. mwtslf23

    mwtslf23 Texan in Ohio

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    The road is off of elder springs, right in the middle of the MT national foorrest. It is literally in the middle of know where.

    Mike
     
  6. luckysranch

    luckysranch Well-Known Member

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    Is it that nice house with 60 acres? That is a great, secluded area and the price is good. My only concern would be possible loud cannon fire noise from Ft. Wood. The range is at the bottom of the Fort. I am farther away than that house and can hear it, but it is not loud enough to bother me. If it was me I would try to be there during "training time", which is about once a week?? They might have a posted schedule.

    Otherwise, that is a very lovely area. There is a small store in Evening Shade with all the essentials.
     
  7. mwtslf23

    mwtslf23 Texan in Ohio

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    Hey Lucky,

    It's acrually on white rd. which is off of elder spring rd. It is 322 acres and surrounded on all 4 sides by the MT national forrest. Do you know anything about that place. I do know that a man by the name of Pennington owns it now and has since like 1970.
     
  8. luckysranch

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    That looks like a really neat place too! Also a good price for the acreage. Sorry I don't know a Pennington.