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Welcome to Cooter ...

The city of Cooter is located in the Bootheel of Missouri.

Cooter is located in Pemiscot County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cooter has a population of 404 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The community of Cooter is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Cooter: (573)

The ZIP code for Cooter: 63839<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cooter had an population of 404 people. This is a decrease of 13.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cooter had a population of 469 people. This makes Cooter the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 469 people, the population of Cooter increased 6.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 440 people).

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

Communities near Cooter ...

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

  • Mengelwood [Dyer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mengelwood
    • Mengelwood [Dyer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Cooter
    • Estimated population in 2014: 656,861 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mengelwood
  • Blytheville [Mississippi County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blytheville
    • Blytheville [Mississippi County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Cooter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,216 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blytheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blytheville<7>
  • Kennett [Dunklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennett
    • Kennett [Dunklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Cooter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,034 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennett<7>
  • Caruthersville [Pemiscot County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caruthersville
    • Caruthersville [Pemiscot County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Cooter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,289 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caruthersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caruthersville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gosnell [Mississippi County]
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      • Gosnell [Mississippi County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Cooter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,066 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gosnell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Daniels Point Landing [Lauderdale County]
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      • Daniels Point Landing [Lauderdale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Cooter
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,874 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daniels Point Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hayti [Pemiscot County]
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      • Hayti [Pemiscot County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Cooter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,467 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayti
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayti<7>
    • Steele [Pemiscot County]
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      • Steele [Pemiscot County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Cooter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,853 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steele have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steele
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steele<7>
    • Powells Ferry [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powells Ferry
      • Powells Ferry [Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Cooter
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,319 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powells Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powells Ferry
    • Hornersville [Dunklin County]
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      • Hornersville [Dunklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Cooter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 586 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hornersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hornersville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cooter ...

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

Adding Cooter to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cooter was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Cooter on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

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

Mentions & References for Cooter

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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 Pemiscot, 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 Cooter.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cooter - 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 Cooter). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cooter 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- Cooter) 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 Cooter. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CooterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cooter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0467, Longitude: -89.8092       In this case, the coordinates for Cooter 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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