Thomasville, Missouri

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Coordinates: 36°47′21″N91°31′56″W / 36.78917°N 91.53222°W / 36.78917; -91.53222 Coordinates: 36°47′21″N91°31′56″W / 36.78917°N 91.53222°W / 36.78917; -91.53222
County Oregon
State Flag of Missouri.svg Missouri
Area code(s) 573
GNIS feature ID2587117

Thomasville is a census-designated place in northern Oregon County, Missouri, United States. [1] It is located nine miles northwest of Alton on Route 99.

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History

Thomasville was platted in 1846. [2] The community was named for George Thomas, a pioneer settler. [3] A post office called Thomasville was established in 1846, and remained in operation until 1979. [4]

Education

Thomasville has a public library, the Thomasville Branch library. [5]

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References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Thomasville
  2. "Oregon County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 24, 2016.
  3. Earngey, Bill (1995). Missouri Roadsides: The Traveler's Companion. University of Missouri Press. p. 6.
  4. "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  5. "Missouri Public Libraries". PublicLibraries.com. Retrieved 5 June 2019.