Tilden, Missouri

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Tilden is an unincorporated community in Dallas County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. [1]

History

A post office called Tilden was established in 1887, and remained in operation until 1920. [2] The community has the name of Samuel J. Tilden (1814–1886), American politician and candidate in the highly contested 1876 Presidential election. [3]

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References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tilden, Missouri
  2. "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
  3. "Dallas County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 15 September 2016. Retrieved 25 September 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

Coordinates: 37°42′22″N92°57′38″W / 37.70611°N 92.96056°W / 37.70611; -92.96056