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Tampico
Unincorporated community
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Country United States
State Indiana
County Jackson
Township Grassy Fork
Elevation 554 ft (169 m)
ZIP code 47220
FIPS code 18-74906
GNIS feature ID 447648

Tampico is an unincorporated community in Grassy Fork Township, Jackson County, Indiana.

History

Tampico first grew around a blacksmith shop established in about 1840. The community was likely named after Tampico, in Mexico. A post office was established at Tampico in 1852, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1909.

Geography

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