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Welcome to Clarence ...

The city of Clarence is located in Shelby County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Clarence has a population of 750 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Clarence is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Clarence is within the boundaries of the (660) area code.

The ZIP code for Clarence: 63437<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clarence had an population of 750 people. This is a decrease of 7.75% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clarence had a population of 813 people (which is 12.76% of the total population of Shelby County). This makes Clarence the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Clarence represents 0.01% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 380th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 813 people, the population of Clarence decreased 11.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 915 people).

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

Adding Clarence 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 Clarence 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 Clarence elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Clarence ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Clarence - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (2), New York, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Clarence ...

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

  • Macon [Macon County]
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    • Macon [Macon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Clarence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,341 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Macon<7>
  • Shelbina [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelbina
    • Shelbina [Shelby County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Clarence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,589 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelbina have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelbina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelbina<7>
  • Bevier [Macon County]
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    • Bevier [Macon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Clarence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 691 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bevier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bevier
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bevier<7>
  • Madison [Monroe County]
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    • Madison [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Clarence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 541 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shelbyville [Shelby County]
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      • Shelbyville [Shelby County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Clarence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 513 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelbyville
    • Atlanta [Macon County]
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      • Atlanta [Macon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Clarence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 380 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Callao [Macon County]
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      • Callao [Macon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Clarence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 293 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Callao
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Callao<7>
    • Cairo [Randolph County]
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      • Cairo [Randolph County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Clarence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 279 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cairo
    • Jacksonville [Randolph County]
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      • Jacksonville [Randolph County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Clarence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacksonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
    • Novelty [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Novelty
      • Novelty [Knox County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Clarence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 132 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Novelty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Novelty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Novelty<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clarence. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Clarence.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clarence ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Clarence. 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 Shelby, 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 Clarence.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clarence - 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 Clarence). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Clarence 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Clarence) 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 Clarence. 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 Clarence

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clarence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7432, Longitude: -92.2601       In this case, the coordinates for Clarence 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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