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Nance is an extinct town in Taney County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.

History

Early variant names were "Bauff" and "Dit". A post office called Bauff was established in 1858, and closed in 1894. The post office reopened as Dit in 1899, was renamed Nance in 1908, and was discontinued in 1925. The last given name was in honor of Jeff Nance, a local civil servant.

The community once had Nance Schoolhouse, now defunct.


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