Tiffin, Missouri

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Tiffin is an unincorporated community in southern St. Clair County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. [1]

The community is on Missouri Route 82 seven miles northeast of El Dorado Springs and fourteen miles southwest of Osceola. [2] Little Clear Creek, a tributary to Clear Creek, flows past one mile west of the community and the upper reaches of the Harry S Truman Reservoir are 2.5 miles to the north. [2]

History

Variant names were "New Tiffin" and "Whitley". [1] The community was platted under the name Whitley in 1890. [3] The Tiffin post office closed in 1955. [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tiffin
  2. 1 2 Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1st ed. 1998, p. 43 ISBN   0899332242
  3. "St. Clair County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  4. "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2016.

Coordinates: 37°57′18″N93°56′18″W / 37.95500°N 93.93833°W / 37.95500; -93.93833