Timbo, Arkansas

Timbo is an unincorporated community in Stone County, Arkansas, United States. It is in the Ozark Mountains region of the northern part of the state and is near the town of Mountain View.

Timbo, Arkansas
Timbo, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
Timbo, Arkansas
Timbo, Arkansas
Timbo, Arkansas is located in the United States
Timbo, Arkansas
Timbo, Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°52′15″N 92°19′02″W / 35.87083°N 92.31722°W / 35.87083; -92.31722
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountyStone
Elevation
853 ft (260 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72680
Area code(s)870
GNIS feature ID78559[1]

Timbo is known particularly for its strong tradition of old-time music. Music legend Jimmy Driftwood lived there. In 1959, Alan Lomax recorded music in Timbo (as well as in Heber Springs, Hughes, and Landis).[1]

Timbo's ZIP code is 72680, although it previously used the ZIP code 72657, which was formerly served by the small post office at nearby Newnata (which is no longer in operation).

EducationEdit

Public education is provided by Timbo Elementary School and Timbo High School, which are in the Mountain View School District.

Timbo and its schools were previously a part of the Stone County School District. On July 1, 2004, it consolidated with Rural Special School District into the existing Mountain View School District.[2]

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Coordinates: 35°52′15″N 92°19′02″W / 35.87083°N 92.31722°W / 35.87083; -92.31722