Tecumseh, Missouri

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Tecumseh, Missouri
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Tecumseh, Missouri
Location of Tecumseh, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°35′12″N92°17′12″W / 36.58667°N 92.28667°W / 36.58667; -92.28667 Coordinates: 36°35′12″N92°17′12″W / 36.58667°N 92.28667°W / 36.58667; -92.28667 [1]
CountryU. S. A.
State Missouri
County Ozark County
Elevation
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180 m (590 ft)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Zip Code
65760

Tecumseh is an unincorporated community in eastern Ozark County in southern Missouri, United States. [2] It is located on the North Fork River at the north end of Norfork Lake, approximately ten miles east of Gainesville and 32 miles west of West Plains on U.S. Highway 160. [1] Although it is unincorporated, Tecumseh has a post office with ZIP code 65760. [3]

A post office called Tecumseh has been in operation since 1898. [4] The community was named after Tecumseh, a Shawnee Indian chief. [5] [6]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Udall Quadrangle, Missouri–Ozark County, 7.5 Minute Series, USGS, 1968
  2. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tecumseh
  3. Post Offices in Ozark County, MO
  4. "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  5. Earngey, Bill (1995). Missouri Roadsides: The Traveler's Companion. University of Missouri Press. p. 97.
  6. "Ozark County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 27, 2016.