Pomona, Missouri

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Pomona, Missouri
Pomona is located in Missouri
Pomona
Pomona
Pomona is located in the US
Pomona
Pomona
Coordinates: 36°52′2″N 91°54′51″W / 36.86722°N 91.91417°W / 36.86722; -91.91417Coordinates: 36°52′2″N 91°54′51″W / 36.86722°N 91.91417°W / 36.86722; -91.91417
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyHowell
Area
 • Total3.57 sq mi (9.25 km2)
 • Land3.57 sq mi (9.24 km2)
 • Water0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
1,250 ft (380 m)
Population
 • Total511
 • Density143/sq mi (55.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)417
FIPS code29-58934[1]
GNIS feature ID0751693[2]

Pomona is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Howell County, Missouri, United States.[3] It is located midway between Willow Springs and West Plains. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 511.[1]

A post office called Pomona has been in operation since 1895.[4] The community was named for Pomona,[5] the Roman goddess of fruit trees; this area was a major producer of apples.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Pomona CDP, Missouri". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 21, 2017.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pomona, Missouri
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pomona, Missouri
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 October 2016.
  5. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 176.
  6. ^ "Howell County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 10 October 2016.