Tecumseh, Missouri

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Tecumseh, Missouri
Location of Tecumseh, Missouri
Location of Tecumseh, Missouri
Tecumseh, Missouri
Location of Tecumseh, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°35′12″N 92°17′12″W / 36.58667°N 92.28667°W / 36.58667; -92.28667Coordinates: 36°35′12″N 92°17′12″W / 36.58667°N 92.28667°W / 36.58667; -92.28667[1]
Country U. S. A.
State Missouri
County Ozark County
Elevation[1] 180 m (590 ft)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Zip Code 65760

Tecumseh is an unincorporated community in eastern Ozark County in southern Missouri.[2] It is located on the North Fork River at the north end of Norfork Lake about ten miles east of Gainesville and 32 miles west of West Plains on U.S. Highway 160.[1] Although it is unincorporated, Tecumseh has a post office with ZIP code 65760.[3]

A post office called Tecumseh has been in operation since 1898.[4] The community was named after Tecumseh, a Shawnee Indian chief.[5][6]


  1. ^ a b c Udall Quadrangle, Missouri–Ozark County, 7.5 Minute Series, USGS, 1968
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tecumseh
  3. ^ Post Offices in Ozark County, MO
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  5. ^ Earngey, Bill (1995). Missouri Roadsides: The Traveler's Companion. University of Missouri Press. p. 97. 
  6. ^ "Ozark County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 27, 2016. 

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