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The community of Tuscola is in southwest Tuscola Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

Unincorporated communities in Michigan lack legally defined boundaries, but the area generally accepted as part of the Tuscola community is on both sides of the Cass River, near where Perry Creek feeds into the river. Bray Road crosses the river in Tuscola. Other routes in the area include Van Cleve Rod, Ormes Road, Richville Road, and Loren Road.

A populated area north along Van Cleve Road and Frankenmuth Road might also be considered part of Tuscola, as it is considerably southwest of Vassar. As Tuscola no longer had a post office, the Vassar post office serves the community.

Incorporated cities and villages within twenty-five miles of Tuscola include Frankenmuth, Vassar, Millington, Reese, Birch Run, Clio, Mt. Morris, Otisville, Otter Lake, Mayville, Fairgrove, Saginaw, Montrose, Caro, Columbiaville, Zilwaukee, Flint, Akron, Bay City, and Burton, while the unincorporated communities of Richville, Denmark Junction, and Gere are within ten miles.

The first land purchase in Tuscola County for purposes other than speculation was made by Dennis Harrison in 1835, and Tuscola Township was organized in 1840.

In 1848, Colonel John H. Richardson and his brother, Dr. Paschal Rcihardson, came to the area that would become the community of Tuscola. On March 6 of that year, a post office was established as Worth, with Ebenezer Davis as postmaster. The name of the office was changed to Tuscola on January 8, 1875. The post office operated until January 5, 1962.

The Richardson brothers opened a sawmill at Tuscola, and they arranged for the village to be platted in 1850. The plat was filed in 1861, and the Muro Matheson Addition to the plat was filed in May 1868, although the village was never incorporated.

This portion of our guide focuses on the unincorporated village of Tuscola, Michigan. Appropriate resources include websites representing any governmental entities, such as the township, located within the village, as well as local businesses, industries, schools, churches, organizations, attractions, entertainment venues, and recreational opportunities, although many of these are not existent in Tuscola.



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