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Welcome to Zenar ...

Zenar is located in the Missouri Ozarks.

Zenar is located in Webster County<1>.


The location of Zenar has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Zenar, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1900.

Zenar is 1,500 feet [457 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Zenar lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Zenar: (417)

Communities near Zenar ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Zenar.

  • Springfield
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Nixa
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nixa
    • Nixa is located in Christian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,330 people
    • Former name for Nixa:
    • Faught
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nixa <4>
  • Ozark
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozark
    • Ozark is located in Christian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,052 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ozark <4>
  • Marshfield
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Rogersville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
  • Ava
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ava
    • Ava is located in Douglas County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,905 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ava <4>
  • Strafford
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strafford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strafford
    • Strafford is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,502 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strafford <4>
  • Sparta
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sparta
    • Sparta is located in Christian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,076 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sparta <4>
  • Seymour
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seymour have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seymour
    • Seymour is located in Webster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,022 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seymour <4>
  • Fremont Hills
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fremont Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fremont Hills
    • Fremont Hills is located in Christian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 936 people

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Zenar. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Zenar.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Zenar. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Zenar.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Zenar. See our Newspapers Page for Zenar.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Zenar ...

Looking for more information about Zenar? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Zenar, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Zenar.

Adding Zenar to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Zenar in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Zenar was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Zenar post office opened in 1900.

We also found Zenar on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Zenar.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Zenar. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Webster, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Zenar - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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