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Welcome to Conway ...

The city of Conway is located in the Missouri Ozarks.

Conway is located in Laclede County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Conway, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1871.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Conway has a population of 779 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Conway is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Conway is within the boundaries of the (417) area code.

The ZIP code for Conway: 65632<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Conway had an population of 779 people. This is a decrease of 1.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.85% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Conway had a population of 788 people. This makes Conway the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Conway represents 0.01% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 385th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 788 people, the population of Conway increased 6.06% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 743 people).

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

Communities Also Named Conway ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 26 communities that are also named Conway - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Conway ...

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

  • Lebanon
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Marshfield
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Buffalo
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Fair Grove
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair Grove
    • Fair Grove is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,540 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fair Grove <5>
  • Niangua
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Niangua have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niangua
    • Niangua is located in Webster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 424 people
  • Twin Bridges
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Bridges came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Bridges
    • Twin Bridges is located in Laclede County
  • Evergreen
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
    • Evergreen is located in Laclede County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28 people
    • Evergreen has also been known as:
    • Evergreen village
  • Long Lane
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Lane
    • Long Lane is located in Dallas County
  • Brush Creek
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brush Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brush Creek
    • Brush Creek is located in Laclede County
  • Pease
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pease have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pease
    • Pease is located in Laclede County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Conway ...

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

Adding Conway to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Conway was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Conway post office opened in 1871.

We also found Conway on a map titled William Bradley Map (1866).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Conway.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Conway. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Laclede County: www.laclede.county.missouri.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 Laclede, 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 Conway.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Conway - 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 Conway). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Conway or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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