Tunas, Missouri

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Tunas is an unincorporated community in northern Dallas County, Missouri, United States.[1] It lies sixteen miles north of Buffalo and eight miles east of Urbana. Located on Route 73, Tunas is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

A post office called Tunas has been in operation since 1893.[2] The etymology of the name Tunas is obscure.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tunas, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Dallas County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 25 September 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°50′59″N 93°01′40″W / 37.84972°N 93.02778°W / 37.84972; -93.02778