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Doniphan, Missouri

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Welcome to Doniphan ...

The city of Doniphan is located in the Missouri Ozarks.

Doniphan is located in Ripley County and is the County Seat for Ripley County.

The location of Doniphan has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Doniphan has a population of 1,933 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Doniphan is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Doniphan: (573)

The ZIP code for Doniphan: 63935<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Doniphan had a population of 1,997 people (which is 14.16% of the total population of Ripley County). This makes Doniphan the county's most populous community.

The population of Doniphan represents 0.03% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 237th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,997 people, the population of Doniphan increased 3.36% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,932 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Doniphan had an population of 1,933 people. This is a decrease of 3.2% since the 2010 Census.

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

Communities near Doniphan ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Doniphan and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Corning (AR)   [Map]   3,138   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Current View (AR)   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Datto (AR)   [Map]   93   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Maynard (AR)   [Map]   411   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Reyno (AR)   [Map]   443   S   18 miles [29 km]
Success (AR)   [Map]   137   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Doniphan.

Communities Also Named Doniphan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Doniphan - they are located in Arkansas, Idaho, Kansas and Nebraska.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Doniphan. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Doniphan. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Doniphan. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Doniphan:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Doniphan ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Missouri

About Ripley County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Doniphan.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Doniphan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Doniphan). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Doniphan or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Doniphan) 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 Doniphan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Doniphan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Doniphan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6233, Longitude: -90.8218     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Doniphan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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