Timbo, Arkansas

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Timbo, Arkansas
Unincorporated community
Timbo, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
Timbo, Arkansas
Timbo, Arkansas
Timbo, Arkansas is located in the US
Timbo, Arkansas
Timbo, Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°52′15″N 92°19′02″W / 35.87083°N 92.31722°W / 35.87083; -92.31722
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Stone
Elevation 853 ft (260 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72680
Area code(s) 870
GNIS feature ID 78559[1]

Timbo is an unincorporated community in Stone County, Arkansas, United States. It is in the Ozark Mountains region of the northern part of the state and is near the town of Mountain View.

Timbo is known particularly for its strong tradition of old-time music. Music legend Jimmy Driftwood lived there. In 1959, Alan Lomax recorded music in Timbo (as well as in Heber Springs, Hughes, and Landis).[1]

Timbo's ZIP code is 72680, although it previously used the ZIP code 72657, which was formerly served by the small post office at nearby Newnata (which is no longer in operation).

Education[edit]

Public education is provided by Timbo High School and Timbo Elementary School, which has been a member of Mountain View School District since the previous Timbo School District was forced to consolidate in 2004.

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Coordinates: 35°52′15″N 92°19′02″W / 35.87083°N 92.31722°W / 35.87083; -92.31722