The Ozarks

  • Long growing season for food production.

  • Centrally located away from possible invasion.

  • Low cost of living away from major cities.

  • Widespread clear water for drinking, gardening, etc.

  • High amount of rainfall for water collection (40 to 60 inches a year).

  • Wood for building, burning, and camouflage .

  • Steep terrain of the land provides natural security.

  • Beautiful scenery year round.

  • U.S. Interior Highlands

The U.S. Interior Highlands, also referred to as the Ozark Plateau, is a mountainous region in the Central United States spanning northern and western Arkansas, southern Missouri, eastern Oklahoma, and extreme southeastern Kansas.