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Do You Know Where The Name Ozarks Came From?

Millions of toursts come to the Ozarks every year, and many love it so much they decide to buy a home and stay. Do know where the name Ozarks came from anyway?

The most common beleif is that it came from French traders who came here to trade furs. They called it Aux Arcs, pronunced Ozarks which means the bends and curves, or possibly bow or rainbow, or arches. Thats easy to understand when you see all the mountains with the bends and curves.

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home in the Ozarks, give me a call today. Its a great place to call home!

Finley River at Ozark Missouri

 Bridge at Ozark Missouri

About The Authors:  Betty Knowles is a full-time REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Vanguard REALTORS® in Springfield, MO and proudly serves on the board of the Greater Springfield Board of REALTORS®.  She also served as President of Women’s Council Of REALTORS® in Southwest Missouri.  Betty’s genuine passion is helping people buy and sell homes in Springfield, Ozark, Nixa, and surrounding communities.  

John Knowles is likewise a full-time REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Vanguard and a member of the Greater Springfield Board of REALTORS®. A self-proclaimed computer geek, John is talented at developing real estate websites, videos, photography, blogs, search engine optimization and other technical skills essential to marketing and selling real estate in Springfield MO.

Together this dynamic team makes up TeamKnowles REALTORS®, Spouses Selling Houses!  They are dedicated to doing what it takes to sell your home in the greater Springfield real estate market, or help you purchase a home that fits your particular needs. Give TeamKnowles a call today; you’ll be glad you did!

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Comment balloon 0 commentsBetty Knowles • May 22 2008 10:39PM