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Welcome to Zodiac ...

Zodiac is located in Vernon County<1>.

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

Zodiac is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Zodiac: (417)

Adding Zodiac to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Zodiac in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Zodiac elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Zodiac on a .

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Zodiac on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Zodiac ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Missouri communities named Zodiac: This one is located in Vernon County and the other is located in Barton County.

Beyond Missouri, there are 2 communities that are also named Zodiac - they are located in and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Zodiac.

Communities near Zodiac ...

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

  • Nevada [Vernon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nevada
    • Nevada [Vernon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Zodiac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,261 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nevada
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nevada<5>
  • Lamar [Barton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lamar
    • Lamar [Barton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Zodiac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,294 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lamar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lamar<5>
  • El Dorado Springs [Cedar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for El Dorado Springs
    • El Dorado Springs [Cedar County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Zodiac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,612 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for El Dorado Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on El Dorado Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for El Dorado Springs<5>
  • Stockton [Cedar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stockton
    • Stockton [Cedar County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Zodiac
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,934 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lockwood [Dade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockwood
      • Lockwood [Dade County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Zodiac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 899 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockwood
    • Golden City [Barton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Golden City
      • Golden City [Barton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Zodiac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 719 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Golden City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Golden City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Golden City<5>
    • Sheldon [Vernon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheldon
      • Sheldon [Vernon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Zodiac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 520 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheldon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheldon<5>
    • Walker [Vernon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walker
      • Walker [Vernon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Zodiac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 256 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walker
    • Jerico Springs [Cedar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jerico Springs
      • Jerico Springs [Cedar County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Zodiac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jerico Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerico Springs
    • Lamar Heights [Barton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lamar Heights
      • Lamar Heights [Barton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Zodiac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lamar Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lamar Heights

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 Zodiac. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Zodiac.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Zodiac. 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 Zodiac.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Zodiac ...

Looking for more information about Zodiac? 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 Zodiac, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Zodiac.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Missouri

About Vernon County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Vernon County: www.vernoncountymo.org/

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 Vernon, 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 have 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 Zodiac - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Zodiac) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Zodiac. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6470, Longitude: -94.0922       In this case, the coordinates for Zodiac have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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