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Welcome to Chillicothe ...

The city of Chillicothe is located in Livingston County<1> and is the County Seat for Livingston County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chillicothe has a population of 9,705 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Chillicothe is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Chillicothe: (660)

The ZIP code for Chillicothe: 64601<5>

Websites for Chillicothe ...

Official Website:   www.chillicothecity.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.chillicothemo.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chillicothe had an population of 9,705 people. This is an increase of 2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chillicothe had a population of 9,515 people (which is 62.62% of the total population of Livingston County). This makes Chillicothe the county's most populous community.

The population of Chillicothe represents 0.16% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 79th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,515 people, the population of Chillicothe increased 6.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,968 people).

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

Adding Chillicothe to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Chillicothe elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Chillicothe on a .

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

Communities Also Named Chillicothe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Chillicothe - they are located in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Ohio (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Chillicothe ...

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

  • Braymer [Caldwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braymer
    • Braymer [Caldwell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Chillicothe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 846 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Braymer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braymer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Braymer<7>
  • Jamesport [Daviess County]
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    • Jamesport [Daviess County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Chillicothe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 515 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamesport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamesport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamesport<7>
  • Meadville [Linn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadville
    • Meadville [Linn County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Chillicothe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
  • Hale [Carroll County]
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    • Hale [Carroll County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Chillicothe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 397 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hale
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Breckenridge [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Breckenridge
      • Breckenridge [Caldwell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Chillicothe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 353 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Breckenridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Breckenridge
    • Wheeling [Livingston County]
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      • Wheeling [Livingston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Chillicothe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 263 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheeling have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheeling
    • Chula [Livingston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chula
      • Chula [Livingston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Chillicothe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 205 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chula have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chula
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chula<7>
    • Laredo [Grundy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laredo
      • Laredo [Grundy County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Chillicothe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 190 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laredo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laredo
    • Tina [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tina
      • Tina [Carroll County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Chillicothe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tina have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tina
    • Ludlow [Livingston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ludlow
      • Ludlow [Livingston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Chillicothe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 127 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ludlow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ludlow

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chillicothe. Our list includes 39 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Chillicothe.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chillicothe ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Missouri

About Livingston County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chillicothe: www.chillicothecity.org/

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 Livingston, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chillicothe.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chillicothe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Chillicothe). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chillicothe or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Chillicothe) 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 Chillicothe. 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 Chillicothe

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chillicothe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7953, Longitude: -93.5498       In this case, the coordinates for Chillicothe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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