Omba, Missouri

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Omba is an historic town in eastern Douglas County, Missouri, United States. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place. [1] The townsite is located along State Route AA between Missouri Route 181 and the North Fork River. [2]

A post office called Omba was established in 1892, and remained in operation until 1920. [3] The name Omba was selected by the towns founder, Doc Osborn, after each of his children, Oakley, Mable, Bart, and Annis Osborn. [4]

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References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Omba (historical)
  2. Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 64, ISBN   0-89933-224-2
  3. "Douglas County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 28 September 2016.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  4. "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 September 2016.

Coordinates: 36°52′06″N92°09′41″W / 36.86833°N 92.16139°W / 36.86833; -92.16139