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Welcome to Asbury ...

The city of Asbury is located in Jasper County<1>.

The location of Asbury has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Asbury, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1888.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Asbury has a population of 217 people<3> (see below for details).

Asbury is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Asbury is located in the (417) area code.

The ZIP code for Asbury: 64832<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Asbury had an population of 217 people. This is an increase of 4.83% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Asbury had a population of 207 people. This makes Asbury the county's 16th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 207 people, the population of Asbury decreased 5.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 218 people).

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

Communities Also Named Asbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 33 communities that are also named Asbury - they are located in Alabama (4), Georgia (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Minnesota, New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina (4), Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Asbury ...

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

  • Joplin
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Pittsburg
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Carthage
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Webb City
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Carl Junction
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carl Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carl Junction
    • Carl Junction is located in Jasper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,430 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Carl Junction
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carl Junction <6>
  • Baxter Springs
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Frontenac
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frontenac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frontenac
    • Frontenac is located in Crawford County (KS)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,392 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Frontenac
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frontenac <6>
  • Columbus
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Galena
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Oronogo
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oronogo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oronogo
    • Oronogo is located in Jasper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,666 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Oronogo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oronogo <6>

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 Asbury. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Asbury.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Asbury. 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 Asbury.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Asbury ...

Looking for more information about Asbury? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Asbury, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Asbury.

Adding Asbury to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Asbury was on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1888).

We also found Asbury on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Asbury.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Jasper, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Asbury.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Asbury - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 city (such as Asbury). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Asbury or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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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