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Welcome to Ozona ...

Ozona is located in Big Bend Country (West Texas).

Ozona is located in Crockett County<1> and is the County Seat for Crockett County.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Ozona, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1891.

Ozona is 2,340 feet [713 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Ozona is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Ozona: (325)

The ZIP code for Ozona: 76943<4>

Communities Also Named Ozona ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Ozona - they are located in Florida (2) and Mississippi.

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

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ozona. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ozona.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ozona ...

Looking for more information about Ozona? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ozona, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ozona.

Adding Ozona to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ozona 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 Ozona was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Ozona in the book titled .<5> From that list, the Ozona post office opened in 1891.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Ozona.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Crockett, 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 Ozona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Ozona). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ozona or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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