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Tigris, Missouri
Historic community
Old Store building on the south side of Route 14 at Tigris
Old Store building on the south side of Route 14 at Tigris
Country U. S. A.
State Missouri
County Douglas County
Elevation 358 m (1,175 ft)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Tigris is an unincorporated community in western Douglas County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. Tigris is located just west of the Beaver Creek bridge on Missouri Route 14.

History

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The old tomato canning factory/ garage along Route 14 at Tigris

A post office called Tigris was established in 1909, and remained in operation until 1926. The community was named after the Tigris River, in Asia.


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