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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.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Caruthersville has a population of 5,702 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Caruthersville is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<2>.

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).

The area code for Caruthersville: (573)

The ZIP code for Caruthersville: 63830<3>

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 (that had 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 ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Caruthersville and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Caruthersville. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Caruthersville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Caruthersville.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Caruthersville. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Missouri

About Pemiscot County

About Missouri

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>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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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Caruthersville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, 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 that we are using 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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Caruthersville.


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