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Caruthersville, Missouri

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Welcome to Caruthersville ...

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

Caruthersville is located in Pemiscot County and is the County Seat for Pemiscot County.

The location of Caruthersville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Caruthersville has a population of 5,702 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 travel south from Caruthersville, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Caruthersville is located in the (573) area code.

The ZIP code for Caruthersville: 63830<4>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Caruthersville had an population of 5,702 people. This is a decrease of 7.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.65% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Caruthersville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Caruthersville and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Cooter   [Map]   430   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hayti Heights   [Map]   570   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Portageville   [Map]   3,044   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Steele   [Map]   2,012   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Wardell   [Map]   388   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dyersburg (TN)   [Map]   16,473   SE   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Caruthersville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Caruthersville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Caruthersville. Our list includes 10 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Caruthersville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Caruthersville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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).

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<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 (or directions), 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: 36.1815, Longitude: -89.6664     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Caruthersville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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