El Jobean, Florida

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El Jobean is an unincorporated community in Charlotte County, Florida, United States. It is located off of County Road 776, on the northern banks of the Myakka River. The community is part of the Punta Gorda Metropolitan Statistical Area.


A post office called El Jobean was established in 1924, and remained in operation until 1964.[1] The name El Jobean is an anagram of Joel Bean, the property developer who laid out the town site in the 1920s.[2]


El Jobean is located at 26°57′51″N 82°12′39″W / 26.96417°N 82.21083°W / 26.96417; -82.21083Coordinates: 26°57′51″N 82°12′39″W / 26.96417°N 82.21083°W / 26.96417; -82.21083.[3]


  1. ^ "Charlotte County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Clark, Alisson (May 10, 1999). "What's in a name?". Ocala Star-Banner. pp. 3C. Retrieved 7 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.