Elkhead, Missouri

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Elkhead is an unincorporated community in eastern Christian County, Missouri (USA).[1] It is located on Route 14 about sixteen miles east of Ozark. It formerly had a post office with a ZIP code 65643, but mail is now served by the post office in Sparta.

Elkhead is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

A post office called Elkhead was established in 1871, and remained in operation until 1981.[2] The community takes its name from nearby Elkhorn Creek.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Elkhead, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 19 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Christian County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 19 September 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°00′49″N 92°55′50″W / 37.01361°N 92.93056°W / 37.01361; -92.93056