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Welcome to Central ...

Central is located in Madison County<1>.

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

Central is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Central: (573)

Communities Also Named Central ...

While we believe that this Central is located in Madison County, we know of another 2 Missouri communities named Central. Those communities are located in the following counties: Jackson and Saint Louis City.

Beyond Missouri, there are 55 communities that are also named Central - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas (5), California, Florida, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina, Tennessee (4), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia (3).

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

Communities near Central ...

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

  • Fredericktown [Madison County]
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    • Fredericktown [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Central
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,984 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Fredericktown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fredericktown<5>
  • Ironton [Iron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ironton
    • Ironton [Iron County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Central
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,389 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ironton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ironton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ironton<5>
  • Pilot Knob [Iron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilot Knob
    • Pilot Knob [Iron County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Central
    • Estimated population in 2019: 715 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilot Knob have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilot Knob
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pilot Knob<5>
  • Arcadia [Iron County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia
    • Arcadia [Iron County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Central
    • Estimated population in 2019: 559 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arcadia<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Junction City [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction City
      • Junction City [Madison County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Central
      • Estimated population in 2019: 319 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Junction City
    • Cobalt [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobalt
      • Cobalt [Madison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Central
      • Estimated population in 2019: 224 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobalt
    • Marquand [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marquand
      • Marquand [Madison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Central
      • Estimated population in 2019: 197 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marquand
    • Saco [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saco
      • Saco [Madison County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Central
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saco
    • Cascade [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cascade
      • Cascade [Wayne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Central
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cascade
    • Knob Lick [Saint Francois County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knob Lick
      • Knob Lick [Saint Francois County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Central
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knob Lick

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Central ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Missouri

About Madison County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Central. 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 have 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 Central - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Central) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Central. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4651, Longitude: -90.3468       In this case, the coordinates for Central have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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