Ozark County, Missouri
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Ozark County, Missouri

Gainesville Downtown

Established: Jan. 29, 1841
Parent County: Taney
County Seat: Gainesville
Named After: Ozark Mountains

First organized Jan. 29, 1841, as Ozark County, then Feb. 22, 1843 name changed to Decatur.
Then March 24, 1845, the name was changed back to Ozark.


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Online Records



Census Records

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Marriage Records

Military Records

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Slavery Records

Wills/Probate Records


Website Updates: 
November 2017
News-Weather: Winter of 1886

November 2017
News-Crimes: Risley jailed for killing Wright; John Flynn robbed
News-Community: Walter Pleas
News- Visiting: Mat Morrison and son Billie

January 2017:
News-Comings and Goings: Miss Mildred Palmer
News-Miscellaneous: Allen Massengill
News-Community: County Seat land
News-Military, wagon train of immigrants from Ozark County



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Surrounding Counties
Douglas County (north)
Howell County (east)
Fulton County, Arkansas (southeast)
Baxter County, Arkansas (south)
Marion County, Arkansas (southwest)
Taney County (west)


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