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Welcome to Clarksdale ...

The city of Clarksdale is located in DeKalb County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Clarksdale has a population of 255 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Clarksdale is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Clarksdale lies within the (816) area code.

The ZIP code for Clarksdale: 64430<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clarksdale had an population of 255 people. This is a decrease of 5.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 27.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clarksdale had a population of 271 people. This makes Clarksdale the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 271 people, the population of Clarksdale decreased 22.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 351 people).

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

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

We also found Clarksdale on a .

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

Communities Also Named Clarksdale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Clarksdale - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi and Ontario.

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

Communities near Clarksdale ...

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

  • Saint Joseph [Buchanan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Joseph
    • Saint Joseph [Buchanan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Clarksdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 74,875 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<7>
  • Cameron [Clinton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cameron
    • Cameron [Clinton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Clarksdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,649 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cameron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cameron
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cameron<7>
  • Savannah [Andrew County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Savannah
    • Savannah [Andrew County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Clarksdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,223 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Savannah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Savannah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Savannah<7>
  • Country Club [Andrew County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Country Club
    • Country Club [Andrew County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Clarksdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,497 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Country Club have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Country Club
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Plattsburg [Clinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plattsburg
      • Plattsburg [Clinton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Clarksdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plattsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plattsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plattsburg<7>
    • Gower [Clinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gower
      • Gower [Clinton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Clarksdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,454 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gower
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gower<7>
    • Elwood [Doniphan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elwood
      • Elwood [Doniphan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Clarksdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elwood
    • Maysville [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maysville
      • Maysville [DeKalb County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Clarksdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,081 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maysville<7>
    • King City [Gentry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for King City
      • King City [Gentry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Clarksdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 992 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on King City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for King City<7>
    • Stewartsville [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stewartsville
      • Stewartsville [DeKalb County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Clarksdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 733 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stewartsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stewartsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stewartsville<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 Clarksdale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clarksdale.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clarksdale ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Missouri

About DeKalb County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Clarksdale. 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 DeKalb, 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 Clarksdale.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clarksdale - 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 Clarksdale). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Clarksdale 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Clarksdale) 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 Clarksdale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clarksdale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clarksdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8138, Longitude: -94.5508       In this case, the coordinates for Clarksdale 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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