Smallett, Missouri

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Smallett, Missouri
Community
Location of Smallett, Missouri
Location of Smallett, Missouri
Smallett, Missouri
Location of Smallett, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°50′58″N 92°42′56″W / 36.84944°N 92.71556°W / 36.84944; -92.71556Coordinates: 36°50′58″N 92°42′56″W / 36.84944°N 92.71556°W / 36.84944; -92.71556[1]
Country U. S. A.
State Missouri
County Douglas County
Elevation[1] 322 m (1,056 ft)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Zip Code 65750 (historical)

Smallett is an unincorporated community in southern Douglas County, Missouri, United States. It is located about nine miles south of Ava and is located on Missouri Supplemental Route A. It previously had its own post office from 1888-1967[2] with ZIP code 65750, but mail is now served by the post office in Ava. Smallett was named for its first postmaster, James Small.[3]

Smallett lies on the South Spring Creek about three miles north of the Douglas–Ozark county line. The village sits on the south bank of South Spring Creek at an elevation of 1,056 feet (322 m). The lookout tower five miles east at Squires sits at an elevation of 1,517 ft (462 m). The Haden Bald area of the Mark Twain National Forest due south in Ozark County rises to an elevation of around 1,460 ft (450 m).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Smallett, Missouri, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 2004
  2. ^ Post Offices in Douglas County, MO
  3. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 165.