El Jobean, Florida facts for kids

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El Jobean is an unincorporated community in Charlotte County, Florida, United States. It is located off County Road 776, on the northern banks of the Myakka River. The community is part of the Punta Gorda Metropolitan Statistical Area. The residing mayor is a member of the El Jobean fire brigade Nate Boyette.

History

A post office called El Jobean was established in 1924, and remained in operation until 1964. The name "Jobean" is a portmanteau word, a blend of "Joel Bean," the name of the property developer who laid out the town site in the 1920s.

Geography

El Jobean is located at 26°57′51″N 82°12′39″W / 26.96417°N 82.21083°W / 26.96417; -82.21083Coordinates: 26°57′51″N 82°12′39″W / 26.96417°N 82.21083°W / 26.96417; -82.21083.


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