Wind Gap, Missouri: Where was Sharp Objects filmed? The House & all the Locations

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Sharp Objects was filmed in Los Angeles, Northern California, and Georgia. The series is set in the fictional town of Wind Gap, Missouri.

The eight-episode drama revolves around Camille Preaker, a reporter who after a stay in a psychiatric hospital is sent on assignment to her hometown, to cover the violent murder of a young girl and the disappearance of another.

Where was Sharp Objects filmed

While trying to solve the mystery, Camille will have to confront the demons from her past.

This dark show is based on the book by Gillian Flynn, the author of Gone Girl. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (Big Little Lies), the production is starring Amy Adams (Arrival, Enchanted), and features great cinematography and a brilliant soundtrack.

If you want to know everything there is to know about Sharp Objects filming locations, look no further.

The Sharp Objects House

Sharp Objects house
Camille’s mother's magnificent Victorian-style farmhouse is a property off East Road in Redwood Valley (Mendocino County, CA).

It was built in 1997 and comprises a massive state of 1,745 acres, including a working ranch.
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Kitchen set soundstage
However, the interiors of the mansion were built in a studio, at Occidental Stage in Los Angeles.

Welcome to Wind Gap, Missouri

Wind Gap
Barnesville near Atlanta (Georgia), was transformed into the eerie town of Wind Gap.

But then, where was Ozark filmed? If you can understand this enigma, please leave a comment below :)
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Sharp Objects drehort
Part of the set dressing included changes to business storefronts downtown.

The production also repainted this railroad car for filming and some walls were decorated with vintage graffiti.
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Where is Wind Gap
Camille drives through Market Street, where the Wind Gap Police station was set.
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Street scene with actress Amy Adams
The narrow alley where a body is found is located between Forsyth Street and Market Street.
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Bar where Camille Preaker goes to get drunk
Exteriors for the local bar were shot in an abandoned building on Atlanta Street.
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St Louis Missouri scene
In the first episode, when Camille leaves St Louis we can see two iconic landmarks of the city: the Busch Stadium in the foreground and the Gateway Arch further away.
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  1. Nice work, the alley where the body was found is on Forsyth St by the train station.

  2. Gillian Flynn is a female author. Your pronoun at the end of the article requires correction.

  3. Great show. Thanks for taking the time to compile this info! I played a charity concert at that train station about 15 years ago.

  4. Don't believe Southern Railway served Missouri. After all, "Southern serves the South". When the scenery folks were repainting the caboose they should have changed the railway name to one that served Missouri.

    1. Agreed! Also I lived in Mo (Northeast MO) and at first watch of the show I could tell it was not filmed in Mo. The timber was all wrong and too many hills! Mo is flat!

  5. Further research shows that Southern Railway did serve Missouri. I stand corrected. Might as well strike the previous comment.

  6. Thanks for this page. It satisfied my curiosity.

  7. what about Jackie O'Neel's house?


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