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Welcome to Chamois ...

The city of Chamois is located in Osage County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chamois has a population of 379 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Chamois is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Chamois is within the (573) area code.

The ZIP code for Chamois: 65024<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chamois had an population of 379 people. This is a decrease of 4.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.89% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chamois had a population of 396 people. This makes Chamois the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 396 people, the population of Chamois decreased 13.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 456 people).

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

Communities near Chamois ...

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

  • Fulton (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
    • Fulton lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Chamois and is located in Callaway County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,549 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<6>
  • Holts Summit (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holts Summit
    • Holts Summit lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Chamois and is located in Callaway County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,519 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holts Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holts Summit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holts Summit<6>
  • Hermann (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
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    • Hermann lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Chamois and is located in Gasconade County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,322 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermann have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hermann
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hermann<6>
  • Linn (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
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    • Linn lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Chamois and is located in Osage County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,557 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Linn<6>
  • New Bloomfield (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
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    • New Bloomfield lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Chamois and is located in Callaway County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 679 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Bloomfield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Bloomfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Bloomfield<6>
  • Lake Mykee Town (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Mykee Town
    • Lake Mykee Town lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Chamois and is located in Callaway County
    • Estimated population in 2018: 351 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Mykee Town have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Mykee Town
  • Gasconade (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gasconade
    • Gasconade lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Chamois and is located in Gasconade County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 211 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gasconade have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gasconade
  • Mokane (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mokane
    • Mokane lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Chamois and is located in Callaway County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 182 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mokane have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mokane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mokane<6>
  • Morrison (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrison
    • Morrison lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Chamois and is located in Gasconade County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 129 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrison<6>
  • Rhineland (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rhineland
    • Rhineland lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Chamois and is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 127 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rhineland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rhineland<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chamois. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Chamois.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chamois ...

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

Adding Chamois to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Chamois was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Chamois on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Chamois

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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 Osage, 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 Chamois.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chamois - 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 Chamois). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chamois 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chamois) 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 Chamois. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ChamoisOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chamois. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6754, Longitude: -91.7694    
<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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