Thomasville, Missouri

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Thomasville is a census-designated place in northern Oregon County, Missouri.[1] It is nine miles northwest of Alton on Route 99.

History[edit]

Thomasville was platted in 1846.[2] The community was named for George Thomas, a pioneer settler.[3] A post office called Thomasville was established in 1846, and remained in operation until 1979.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Thomasville
  2. ^ "Oregon County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 24, 2016. 
  3. ^ Earngey, Bill (1995). Missouri Roadsides: The Traveler's Companion. University of Missouri Press. p. 6. 
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 November 2016. 

Coordinates: 36°47′21″N 91°31′56″W / 36.78917°N 91.53222°W / 36.78917; -91.53222