Thornfield is an unincorporated community in Ozark County, Missouri. 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Gainesville. It is located on Route 95 at the Little North Fork of the White River on the edge of the Mark Twain National Forest between Wasola to the northeast and Longrun to the southwest. Hammond, the site of the historic Hammond Mill, lies on the Little North Fork 2.5 miles (4.0 km) southeast of Thornfield. Although it is unincorporated, Thornfield has a post office with ZIP code 65762.It is
In law, an unincorporated area is a region of land that is not governed by a local municipal corporation; similarly an unincorporated community is a settlement that is not governed by its own local municipal corporation, but rather is administered as part of larger administrative divisions, such as a township, parish, borough, county, city, canton, state, province or country. Occasionally, municipalities dissolve or disincorporate, which may happen if they become fiscally insolvent, and services become the responsibility of a higher administration. Widespread unincorporated communities and areas are a distinguishing feature of the United States and Canada. In most other countries of the world, there are either no unincorporated areas at all, or these are very rare; typically remote, outlying, sparsely populated or uninhabited areas.
Ozark County is a county located in the southern portion of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,723. The largest city and county seat is Gainesville. The county was organized as Ozark County, named after the Ozark Mountains, on January 29, 1841. It was renamed Decatur County, after Commodore Stephen Decatur, from 1843 to 1845, after which the name Ozark County was restored.
Gainesville is a city in Ozark County, Missouri, United States. The population was 773 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Ozark County.
A post office called Thornfield has been in operation since 1878.The area has the name of the local Thornfield family.
Thornfield R-1 Elementary School lies about one mile east of the town on Route 95.
Almartha is an unincorporated community in northern Ozark County, Missouri. It is located about thirteen miles north of Gainesville and four miles southeast of Wasola on Route 95. The village is located in a valley on a tributary of Spring Creek. Several homes are located there. The old mill and current fish hatchery of Rockbridge lies downstream on Spring Creek about six miles to the east.
Willhoit is an unincorporated community in Ozark County, Missouri. It is located about eight miles north of Gainesville just east of Route 5 on a county road. It lies in a valley at the junction of Ludecker Creek and Barren Fork Creek.
Sycamore is an unincorporated community in eastern Ozark County in the Ozarks of southern Missouri. It is located on Route 181 about fourteen miles northeast of Gainesville. The old townsite is located on a ridge on the west side of Bryant Creek, a major tributary of the North Fork River. The old Hodgson Mill and spring lie on Bryant Creek 0.8 mi (1.3 km) to the northeast. The mill was nominated to the National Register of Historic Places as Aid-Hodgson Mill in 2001.
Longrun is an unincorporated community in western Ozark County, Missouri. It is located on Route 95 about 5.7 miles (9.2 km) northwest of Theodosia and 5.4 miles (8.7 km) southwest of Thornfield. Its post office closed and mail is now served by Theodosia.
Howards Ridge is an unincorporated community in southeastern Ozark County in the southern Missouri Ozarks. It is located seven miles southeast of Gainesville and 2.15 miles north of the Arkansas border. It is located at the intersection of Ozark County routes J and T. The community is at an elevation of 880 feet and lies two and a half miles west of Norfork Lake.
Hammond is an unincorporated community in Ozark County, Missouri. It is located at the intersection of two county roads on the Little North Fork of the White River about twelve miles northwest of Gainesville and 2.5 miles (4.0 km) southeast of Thornfield.
Brixey is a small unincorporated community in northern Ozark County, Missouri, USA. It is 1.6 miles (2.6 km) south of Route 95 on Route N or about 10 miles (16 km) north of Gainesville.
Foil is an unincorporated community in northern Ozark County. It is about sixteen miles south of Ava on county roads 953 and 955. Wasola is about four miles northeast on Missouri Route 5 and Thornfield is about three miles southwest on Missouri Route JJ. The community is on the banks of Little Creek, a tributary of Little North Fork White River.
Rome is an unincorporated community in southern Douglas County, Missouri, United States. It is located on Beaver Creek, approximately 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Ava on a county road one-half mile off the end of Route A and 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Smallett. Arno lies on Beaver Creek, about 7 miles (11 km) north and Brownbranch in Taney County lies on Beaver Creek, 4.6 miles (7.4 km) to the southwest.
Toledo is an unincorporated community in Ozark County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. Toledo is located in the valley of the Little North Fork White River about four miles north of Thornfield and Missouri Route 95.
Homeland is an unincorporated community in southwest Howell County, in the Ozarks of southern Missouri, United States. The community is located on U.S. Route 160, approximately four miles southwest of West Plains. Arrowhead Lakes on Spring Creek lie just to the southeast.
Mill Creek is a stream in Morgan County in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is a tributary to the Gravois Creek arm of the Lake of the Ozarks.
Dillia is an extinct town in Ozark County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place. However, the location coordinates place it within the waters of Bull Shoals Lake on the Barren Fork Branch of the Little North Fork White River approximately four miles south-southeast of the Hammond mill site and four miles northeast of Theodosia.
Luna is an extinct town in Ozark County, in the U.S. state of Missouri. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place. The community is on a ridge between Bryant Creek to the east and Pine Creek to the west. The site is on Missouri Route FF. Zanoni on Missouri Route 181 lies about two miles to the northwest. The community church is one and a half mile west on Caney Creek and Missouri Route AA. The Pine Creek confluence with Bryant Creek is one and a quarter miles to the south at the north end of Norfork Lake.
Oak Mound is an unincorporated community in eastern Ozark County, in the Ozarks of south-central Missouri. The community was located on Bond Ridge and the Oak Mound Cemetery lies adjacent to the south side of Missouri Route KK. The North Fork of the White River lies just over one mile west of the site.
Pond Fork is a stream in western Ozark County, Missouri. Pond Fork has its source in the northwest corner of Ozark County and flows south-southeast passing under Missouri Route 95 between Thornfield and Longrun to its mouth at the northern branch of Bull Shoals Lake just northeast of Theodosia. Prior to the filling of Bull Shoals, Pond Fork was a tributary to the Little North Fork White River which it joined just north of Theodosia.
Pondfork is an unincorporated community in northwest Ozark County, Missouri. Pondfork lies on the Hay Hollow tributary to Pond Fork Creek which lies to the west. The community is about three miles WSW of Thornfield. Access is via Missouri Route D from Missouri Route 95 to the southeast. Pondfork lies within the Mark Twain National Forest.
Prestonia is an unincorporated community in Ozark County, Missouri. The Prestonia site lies on a ridge above East Pidgeon Creek and southwest of Howards Ridge. The Missouri-Arkansas border is about one mile to the south and Norfork Lake is about four miles to the east. Access is from Missouri Route J via county road J529.
Hest is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, Missouri, United States.
Keyger Mountain is an irregular mountain ridge in Douglas and Christian counties in the Ozarks of southern Missouri.
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation. To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.
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