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Welcome to Cobalt ...

The village of Cobalt is located in Madison County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cobalt has a population of 225 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Cobalt is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Cobalt lies within the (573) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cobalt had an population of 225 people. This is a decrease of 0.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.05% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cobalt had a population of 226 people. This makes Cobalt the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 226 people, the population of Cobalt increased 19.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 189 people).

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

Communities Also Named Cobalt ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Missouri communities named Cobalt: This one is located in Madison County and the other is located in Howell County.

Beyond Missouri, there are 4 communities that are also named Cobalt - they are located in Connecticut, Idaho and Ontario.

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

Communities near Cobalt ...

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

  • Farmington (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmington
    • Farmington lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Cobalt and is located in Saint Francois County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,674 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<5>
  • Ironton (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ironton
    • Ironton lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Cobalt and is located in Iron County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,386 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ironton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ironton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ironton<5>
  • Arcadia (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia
    • Arcadia lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Cobalt and is located in Iron County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 552 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arcadia<5>
  • Marquand (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marquand
    • Marquand lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Cobalt and is located in Madison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 197 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marquand
  • Mine La Motte (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mine La Motte
    • Mine La Motte lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Cobalt and is located in Madison County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mine La Motte
  • Knob Lick (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knob Lick
    • Knob Lick lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Cobalt and is located in Saint Francois County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knob Lick
  • Womack (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womack
    • Womack lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Cobalt and is located in Sainte Genevieve County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womack
  • Avon (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avon
    • Avon lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Cobalt and is located in Sainte Genevieve County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avon
  • Patton Junction (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patton Junction
    • Patton Junction lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Cobalt and is located in Bollinger County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patton Junction
  • Patton (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cobalt ...

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

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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 Madison, 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 Cobalt.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cobalt - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cobalt) 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 Cobalt. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CobaltOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cobalt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5459, Longitude: -90.2877    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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