Tampico, Ohio

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Tampico is an unincorporated community in Darke County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.[1]

History

Tampico was laid out in 1850.[2] A post office called Tampico was established in 1850, and remained in operation until 1876.[3] Tampico was originally built up exclusively by African Americans.[4]

References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tampico, Ohio
  2. The History of Darke County, Ohio: Containing a History of the County; Its Cities, Towns, Etc. W. H. Beers & Company. 1880. p. 294. 
  3. "Darke County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 December 2015. 
  4. Wilson, Frazer Ells (1914). History of Darke County, Ohio, from its earliest settlement to the present time. Milford, Ohio: Hobart Publishing Company. p. 555. 

Coordinates: 40°02′55″N 84°47′35″W / 40.04861°N 84.79306°W / 40.04861; -84.79306