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Welcome to Buckhorn ...

Buckhorn is located in Madison County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Buckhorn, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1901.

Buckhorn is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Buckhorn is within the (573) area code.

Communities Also Named Buckhorn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Missouri communities named Buckhorn: This one is located in Madison County and the other is located in Pulaski County.

Beyond Missouri, there are 39 communities that are also named Buckhorn - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Michigan (3), Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming (2).

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

Communities near Buckhorn ...

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

  • Fredericktown
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fredericktown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fredericktown
    • Fredericktown is located in Madison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,005 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fredericktown <4>
  • Marble Hill
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marble Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marble Hill
    • Marble Hill is located in Bollinger County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,460 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marble Hill <4>
  • Greenville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 455 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville <4>
  • Junction City
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction City
    • Junction City is located in Madison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 314 people
  • Cobalt
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobalt
    • Cobalt is located in Madison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 224 people
  • Marquand
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marquand
    • Marquand is located in Madison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 197 people
  • Des Arc
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Des Arc
    • Des Arc is located in Iron County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 162 people
  • Zalma
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zalma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zalma
    • Zalma is located in Bollinger County
    • Estimated population in 2016: 89 people
  • Glenallen
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenallen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenallen
    • Glenallen is located in Bollinger County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 83 people
  • Saco
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saco
    • Saco is located in Madison County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buckhorn ...

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

Adding Buckhorn to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Buckhorn 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 Buckhorn was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Buckhorn post office opened in 1901.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Buckhorn.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Buckhorn. 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 Madison, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Buckhorn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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