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Welcome to Americus ...

Americus is located in Montgomery County<1>.

Americus is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Americus lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Adding Americus to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Americus in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Americus elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Americus on a .

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Americus on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Americus ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Americus - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas and Mississippi.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Americus.

Communities near Americus ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Americus.

  • Montgomery City [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery City
    • Montgomery City [Montgomery County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Americus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,678 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montgomery City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery City<5>
  • Hermann [Gasconade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hermann
    • Hermann [Gasconade County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Americus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,342 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermann have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hermann
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hermann<5>
  • New Florence [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Florence
    • New Florence [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Americus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 718 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Florence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Florence<5>
  • Jonesburg [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesburg
    • Jonesburg [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Americus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 714 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesburg<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chamois [Osage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamois
      • Chamois [Osage County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Americus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 379 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamois
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chamois<5>
    • Bellflower [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellflower
      • Bellflower [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Americus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellflower have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellflower
    • Berger [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berger
      • Berger [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Americus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 221 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berger
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berger<5>
    • Gasconade [Gasconade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gasconade
      • Gasconade [Gasconade County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Americus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 215 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gasconade have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gasconade
    • Mokane [Callaway County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mokane
      • Mokane [Callaway County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Americus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 181 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mokane have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mokane
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mokane<5>
    • High Hill [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Hill
      • High Hill [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Americus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 177 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for High Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for High Hill<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Americus. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Americus.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Americus. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Americus.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Americus. See our Newspapers Page for Americus.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Americus ...

Looking for more information about Americus? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Americus, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Americus.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Missouri

About Montgomery County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Americus. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Montgomery, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Americus - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Americus) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Americus. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Americus

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Americus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7804, Longitude: -91.5638    
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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