Pomona, Missouri

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Pomona is an unincorporated community in Howell County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located midway between Willow Springs and West Plains.

A post office called Pomona has been in operation since 1895.[2] The community was named for Pomona,[3] the Roman goddess of fruit trees; this area was a major producer of apples.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pomona, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 176. 
  4. ^ "Howell County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 10 October 2016. 

Coordinates: 36°52′02″N 91°54′52″W / 36.86722°N 91.91444°W / 36.86722; -91.91444