Isabella, Missouri

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Isabella, Missouri
Community
Location of Isabella, Missouri
Location of Isabella, Missouri
Isabella, Missouri
Location of Isabella, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°34′51″N 92°36′46″W / 36.58083°N 92.61278°W / 36.58083; -92.61278Coordinates: 36°34′51″N 92°36′46″W / 36.58083°N 92.61278°W / 36.58083; -92.61278[1][2]
Country U. S. A.
State Missouri
County Ozark County
Elevation[2] 292 m (958 ft)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Isabella is a small, unincorporated community in Ozark County, Missouri. It is located about thirteen miles west of Gainesville and two miles east of Theodosia and Bull Shoals Lake along U.S. Highway 160.[3] Although it is unincorporated, Isabella has a post office with the ZIP code 65676.[4]

A post office called Isabella has been in operation since 1856.[5] An early postmaster gave the community the name of his daughter, Isabella Brattin.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Geographic Names Information System GNIS
  2. ^ a b Isabella, Missouri, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 2004
  3. ^ Ava, Missouri, 30x60 Minute Topographic Quad, USGS, 2002
  4. ^ Ozark County Post Offices
  5. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  6. ^ "Ozark County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 27, 2016.