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Prestonia is an unincorporated community in Ozark County, Missouri. The Prestonia site lies on a ridge above East Pidgeon Creek and southwest of Howards Ridge. The Missouri-Arkansas border is about one mile to the south and Norfork Lake is about four miles to the east. Access is from Missouri Route J via county road J529.

History

A post office called Prestonia was established in 1891, and remained in operation until 1913. The community was named after one Mr. Preston, the proprietor of a local mill.


Coordinates: 36°30′45″N 92°21′01″W / 36.51250°N 92.35028°W / 36.51250; -92.35028

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