Tunas, Missouri

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Tunas is an unincorporated community in northern Dallas County, Missouri, United States. [1] It lies fourteen miles north of Buffalo on Route 73 and approximately seven miles east of Urbana on Route D. The town is located on Route 73, just southwest of the Little Niangua River. [2] Tunas is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

A post office called Tunas has been in operation since 1893. [3] The etymology of the name Tunas is obscure. [4]

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References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tunas, Missouri
  2. Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 44 ISBN   0-89933-224-2
  3. "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
  4. "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°50′59″N93°01′40″W / 37.84972°N 93.02778°W / 37.84972; -93.02778