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Welcome to Caruthersville ...

The city of Caruthersville is located in the Bootheel of Missouri.

Caruthersville is located in Pemiscot County<1> and is the County Seat for Pemiscot County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Caruthersville has a population of 5,348 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Caruthersville is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you leave Caruthersville and travel south, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Caruthersville is within the boundaries of the (573) area code.

The ZIP code for Caruthersville: 63830<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Caruthersville had an population of 5,348 people. This is a decrease of 13.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.89% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Caruthersville had a population of 6,168 people (which is 33.71% of the total population of Pemiscot County). This makes Caruthersville the county's most populous community.

The population of Caruthersville represents 0.1% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 112nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,168 people, the population of Caruthersville decreased 8.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,760 people).

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

Communities near Caruthersville ...

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

  • Mengelwood [Dyer County]
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    • Mengelwood [Dyer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Caruthersville
    • Estimated population in 2014: 656,861 people
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  • Dyersburg [Dyer County]
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    • Dyersburg [Dyer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Caruthersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,314 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dyersburg<6>
  • Tiptonville [Lake County]
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    • Tiptonville [Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Caruthersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,971 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tiptonville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tiptonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tiptonville<6>
  • Portageville [New Madrid County]
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    • Portageville [New Madrid County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Caruthersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,943 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portageville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portageville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Steele [Pemiscot County]
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      • Steele [Pemiscot County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Caruthersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,889 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steele have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steele
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steele<6>
    • Ridgely [Lake County]
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      • Ridgely [Lake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Caruthersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,623 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgely have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgely
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgely<6>
    • Sunkist Beach [Lake County]
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      • Sunkist Beach [Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Caruthersville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunkist Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hayti Heights [Pemiscot County]
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      • Hayti Heights [Pemiscot County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Caruthersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hayti Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayti Heights
    • Cooter [Pemiscot County]
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      • Cooter [Pemiscot County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Caruthersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 404 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooter have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cooter<6>
    • Wardell [Pemiscot County]
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      • Wardell [Pemiscot County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Caruthersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 359 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wardell have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wardell

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Caruthersville. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Caruthersville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Caruthersville ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Caruthersville. 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 Pemiscot, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Caruthersville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Caruthersville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 city (such as Caruthersville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Caruthersville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Caruthersville) 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 Caruthersville. 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 Caruthersville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Caruthersville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1891, Longitude: -89.6569    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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