Elijah, Missouri

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Elijah, Missouri
Community
Location of Elijah, Missouri
Location of Elijah, Missouri
Elijah, Missouri
Location of Elijah, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°36′42″N 92°8′57″W / 36.61167°N 92.14917°W / 36.61167; -92.14917Coordinates: 36°36′42″N 92°8′57″W / 36.61167°N 92.14917°W / 36.61167; -92.14917[1]
CountryU. S. A.
StateMissouri
CountyOzark County
Elevation270 m (890 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)

Elijah is an unincorporated community in eastern Ozark County, Missouri, United States.[2] It is located approximately twenty-two miles west of West Plains on Missouri Supplemental Route V, one mile south of U.S. Route 160. The community is located on North Bridges Creek, with Spoon Spring within the village.[1]

The community was named after Elijah Harden, the son of an early settler.[3] A post office was established in 1905 and was closed in 1977.[4] The post office had a ZIP code of 65642, but mail service is now provided by the post office in Caulfield.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Bakersfield, Missouri, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1968
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Elijah, Missouri
  3. ^ "Ozark County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  4. ^ Ozark County post offices