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Althea is an extinct town in eastern Ozark County, in the Ozarks of southern Missouri. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place. The location is on the North Fork River at the crossing of Missouri Route H and an elevation of 623 Feet. It is about five miles northeast of Tecumseh.

A post office called Althea was established in 1921, and remained in operation until 1926. An early postmaster gave the community the name of his daughter Althea Patrick.

Coordinates: 36°38′29″N 92°13′44″W / 36.64139°N 92.22889°W / 36.64139; -92.22889


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