Kirbyville, Missouri

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Kirbyville, Missouri
Village
Location of Kirbyville, Missouri
Location of Kirbyville, Missouri
Kirbyville, Missouri
Location of Kirbyville, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°37′23″N 93°09′51″W / 36.62306°N 93.16417°W / 36.62306; -93.16417Coordinates: 36°37′23″N 93°09′51″W / 36.62306°N 93.16417°W / 36.62306; -93.16417[1]
Country U. S. A.
State Missouri
County Taney County
Elevation[1] 313 m (1,027 ft)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Kirbyville is a village in Taney County, Missouri, United States.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Kirbyville has been in operation since 1871.[3] One Mr. Kirby, an early postmaster, gave the community his last name.[4]

The Snap Balds where the Bald Knobbers were organized in 1883 are located just to the northwest of the village.[5]

Geography[edit]

Located approximately seven miles east of Branson on Route 76 at the intersection of Route 76 and State route J. The farming and residential community is part of the Branson Micropolitan Statistical Area. Kirbyville's has the ZIP code 65679.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 207
Est. 2015 213 [7] 2.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

Education[edit]

Accessible educational options include Kirbyville Elementary (pre-school to 3rd grade) and Kirbyville Middle School (4th to 8th grade), Branson High School, Hollister High School, Forsyth High School, College of the Ozarks and Trinity Christian Academy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hollister, Missouri, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1989
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kirbyville, Missouri
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 December 2016. 
  4. ^ "Taney County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 27, 2016. 
  5. ^ Branson, Missouri, 7.5 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1989
  6. ^ Postal History, Taney County
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.