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Anniston, Missouri

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Welcome to Anniston ...

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

Anniston is located in Mississippi County.

When the people of Anniston refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Annistonian<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Anniston has a population of 222 people<2> (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.<3>.

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

Anniston lies within the (573) area code.

The ZIP code for Anniston: 63820<4>

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 (which had a count of 285 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Anniston had an population of 222 people. This is a decrease of 4.31% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.11% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Anniston ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Anniston and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2016
Cairo (IL)   [Map]   2,359   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bardwell (KY)   [Map]   691   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hickman (KY)   [Map]   2,183   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wickliffe (KY)   [Map]   672   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bertrand   [Map]   775   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Charleston   [Map]   5,727   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anniston. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 Tourism Map for Anniston.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Anniston. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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: www.missouri.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>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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<4>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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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Anniston. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Anniston. 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 Anniston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anniston. The point that we are using 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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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Anniston.