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Welcome to Anniston ...

The town of Anniston is located in the Bootheel of Missouri.

Anniston is located in Mississippi County.

The location of Anniston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Anniston refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Annistonian<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Anniston has a population of 215 people<3> (see below for details).

The origin (or the toponymy) of Anniston: Named after Anniston, the seat of Calhoun County (Alabama).

The community of Anniston is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Anniston is located in the (573) area code.

The ZIP code for Anniston: 63820<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Anniston had a population of 232 people. This makes Anniston the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 232 people, the population of Anniston decreased 18.6% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 285 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Anniston had an population of 215 people. This is a decrease of 7.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 24.56% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Anniston.

Communities near Anniston ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Anniston and not the distance if you are going to drive.<6>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Cairo (IL)   [Map]   2,281   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bardwell (KY)   [Map]   686   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hickman (KY)   [Map]   2,180   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wickliffe (KY)   [Map]   670   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bertrand   [Map]   764   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Charleston   [Map]   5,636   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Anniston.

Communities Also Named Anniston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Anniston - they are located in Alabama and New Mexico.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anniston. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anniston. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anniston.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Anniston:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anniston ...

Looking for more information about Anniston? 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.

Looking for more information about Anniston? 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 Anniston, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Anniston.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Anniston refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Anniston may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Anniston.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anniston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Anniston). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Anniston or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Anniston) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anniston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8243, Longitude: -89.3266     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Anniston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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