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Welcome to Carl Junction ...

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

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

A typical abbreviation for Carl Junction: Carl Jct. (or less commonly used: Carl Jctn.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Carl Junction has a population of 8,274 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Carl Junction.

Carl Junction is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Carl Junction: (417)

The ZIP code for Carl Junction: 64834<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Carl Junction had an population of 8,274 people. This is an increase of 11.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 56.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Carl Junction had a population of 7,445 people (or 6.34% of the total population of Jasper County). This makes Carl Junction the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Carl Junction represents 0.12% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 102nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,445 people, the population of Carl Junction increased 40.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,294 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Carl Junction.

Adding Carl Junction to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Carl Junction elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a William Bradley Map (1866).

We also found Carl Junction on a Rand McNally Map (1888).

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

Communities near Carl Junction ...

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

  • Pittsburg [Crawford County]
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    • Pittsburg [Crawford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Carl Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,050 people
    • Former name for Pittsburg:
    • Pittsburgh
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsburg<7>
  • Carthage [Jasper County]
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    • Carthage [Jasper County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Carl Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,746 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carthage<7>
  • Baxter Springs [Cherokee County]
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    • Baxter Springs [Cherokee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Carl Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,948 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baxter Springs<7>
  • Columbus [Cherokee County]
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    • Columbus [Cherokee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Carl Junction
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,052 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Galena [Cherokee County]
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      • Galena [Cherokee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Carl Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,858 people
      • Former name for Galena:
      • Leedsville
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galena<7>
    • Duquesne [Jasper County]
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      • Duquesne [Jasper County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Carl Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duquesne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Duenweg [Jasper County]
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      • Duenweg [Jasper County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Carl Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,379 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duenweg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duenweg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duenweg<7>
    • Jasper [Jasper County]
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      • Jasper [Jasper County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Carl Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 972 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<7>
    • Diamond [Newton County]
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      • Diamond [Newton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Carl Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 910 people
      • Former names for Diamond:
      • Diamond Grove
      • Diamond Mill
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Diamond<7>
    • Quapaw [Ottawa County]
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      • Quapaw [Ottawa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Carl Junction
      • Estimated population in 2019: 876 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quapaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quapaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quapaw<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Carl Junction. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Carl Junction.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carl Junction ...

Looking for more information about Carl Junction? 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 Carl Junction, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Carl Junction.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Missouri

About Jasper County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Carl Junction. 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 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 have 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 Carl Junction.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carl Junction - 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 Carl Junction). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Carl Junction or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Carl Junction) 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 Carl Junction. 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 Carl Junction

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carl Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1667, Longitude: -94.5463       In this case, the coordinates for Carl Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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