Tiff, Missouri

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For the location in McDonald County, see Tiff City, Missouri.
Unincorporated community
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Tiff post office
Country United States
State Missouri
Coordinates 38°01′09″N 90°39′10″W / 38.01917°N 90.65278°W / 38.01917; -90.65278Coordinates: 38°01′09″N 90°39′10″W / 38.01917°N 90.65278°W / 38.01917; -90.65278
Postal code 63674

Tiff is an unincorporated community in eastern Washington County, Missouri, United States. It is located about eight miles northeast of Potosi. It was named for the barite ore found here, also known as "tiff". The community was founded as a company town in the early 1900s by John Cambel to house miners for his South East Missouri Barytes Company.[1]

St. Joseph Catholic Church in Tiff, Missouri


  1. ^ St. Joseph's Parish, Tiff, Missouri at the Wayback Machine (archived March 15, 2012)