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Romance is an unincorporated community in Ozark County, Missouri, in the United States. It is located about nine miles north of Gainesville. Romance is located in a valley at the confluence of two smaller streams with Ludecker Creek. It lies on state route Y 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Missouri Route 5 and 2.3 miles (3.7 km) north of Willhoit. The Romance fire tower sits atop a knob at 1,490 feet (450 m) about 2.5 miles east.
A post office was established in the community in 1881 and named Nora. In 1889 the name was changed to Romance. Romance School was located in the community. The post office was discontinued in 1967.
- Wilhoit, Missouri, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 2004
- Gainesville NW, Missouri, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1968
- "Ozark County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
- "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
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