Viola, Missouri

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Viola
unincorporated community
Viola is located in Missouri
Viola
Viola
Location within Missouri
Coordinates: 36°34′23″N 93°34′56″W / 36.57306°N 93.58222°W / 36.57306; -93.58222Coordinates: 36°34′23″N 93°34′56″W / 36.57306°N 93.58222°W / 36.57306; -93.58222
Country United States
State Missouri
County Barry and Stone Counties
Founded 1894

Viola is an unincorporated community on Route 39 on the border between Barry and Stone counties in the U.S. state of Missouri.[1] Viola is also situated adjacent to Table Rock Lake between the Kings River arm to the west and the main White River portion of the lake to the north.[2]

The Stone County portion of Viola is part of the Branson, Missouri Micropolitan Statistical Area.

A post office was established on the Barry County side at Viola in 1893, and remained in operation until 1974.[3] The community has the name of an unidentified local girl.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Viola, Missouri
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 61, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Barry County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 30 August 2016.