Tiff City, Missouri

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Tiff City is an unincorporated community in McDonald County, Missouri, United States. [1] It is located on Route 76, bordering the Oklahoma state line. The community is part of the Fayetteville Springdale Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Tiff City was platted in 1881. [2] The community was named for deposits of "tiff" ore near the original town site. [3] A post office called Tiff City has been in operation since 1877. [4]

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References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tiff City, Missouri
  2. "McDonald County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 4, 2016.
  3. Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. pp.  190.
  4. "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 November 2016.

Coordinates: 36°40′06″N94°37′02″W / 36.66833°N 94.61722°W / 36.66833; -94.61722