Tiff City, Missouri

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For the location in Washington County, see Tiff, Missouri.
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Tiff City is an unincorporated community in McDonald County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located on Route 76 next to the Oklahoma state line. The community is part of the FayettevilleSpringdaleRogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Tiff City was platted in 1881.[2] The community was named for deposits of "tiff" ore near the original town site.[3] A post office called Tiff City has been in operation since 1877.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tiff City, Missouri
  2. ^ "McDonald County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 4, 2016. 
  3. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 190. 
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 November 2016. 

Coordinates: 36°40′06″N 94°37′02″W / 36.66833°N 94.61722°W / 36.66833; -94.61722