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Welcome to Axtell ...

Axtell is located in Macon County<1>.

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

Axtell is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Axtell is within the (660) area code.

Communities Also Named Axtell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Axtell - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Virginia.

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

Communities near Axtell ...

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

  • Macon (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macon
    • Macon lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Axtell and is located in Macon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,341 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Macon<5>
  • La Plata (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Plata
    • La Plata lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Axtell and is located in Macon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,303 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Plata
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Plata<5>
  • Clarence (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarence
    • Clarence lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Axtell and is located in Shelby County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 752 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarence<5>
  • Bevier (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bevier
    • Bevier lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Axtell and is located in Macon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 688 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bevier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bevier
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bevier<5>
  • Atlanta (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlanta
    • Atlanta lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Axtell and is located in Macon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 384 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
  • Callao (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Callao
    • Callao lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Axtell and is located in Macon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 289 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Callao
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Callao<5>
  • New Cambria (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Cambria
    • New Cambria lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Axtell and is located in Macon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 189 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Cambria have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Cambria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cambria<5>
  • Jacksonville (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacksonville
    • Jacksonville lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Axtell and is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 145 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
  • Novelty (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Novelty
    • Novelty lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Axtell and is located in Knox County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 131 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Novelty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Novelty
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Novelty<5>
  • Gibbs (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gibbs
    • Gibbs lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Axtell and is located in Adair County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 102 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibbs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibbs<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 Axtell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Axtell.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Axtell ...

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

Adding Axtell to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Axtell was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Axtell

Cities, Towns and Villages of Missouri

About Macon County

About Missouri

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Axtell. 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 Macon, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Axtell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Axtell) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Axtell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8245, Longitude: -92.4730       In this case, the coordinates for Axtell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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