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Welcome to Esther ...

The city of Esther is located in Saint Francois County<1>.

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

Esther is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Esther: (573)

Communities Also Named Esther ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Esther - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Esther ...

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

  • Farmington (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmington
    • Farmington lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Esther 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>
  • Bonne Terre (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonne Terre
    • Bonne Terre lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Esther and is located in Saint Francois County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,824 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonne Terre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonne Terre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonne Terre<5>
  • Potosi (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potosi
    • Potosi lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Esther and is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,548 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potosi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potosi<5>
  • Bismarck (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bismarck
    • Bismarck lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Esther and is located in Saint Francois County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,469 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bismarck
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bismarck<5>
  • Ironton (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ironton
    • Ironton lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Esther 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ironton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ironton<5>
  • Leadwood (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
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    • Leadwood lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Esther and is located in Saint Francois County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,158 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leadwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leadwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leadwood<5>
  • Olympian Village (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olympian Village
    • Olympian Village lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Esther and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 752 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olympian Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olympian Village
  • Iron Mountain Lake (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron Mountain Lake
    • Iron Mountain Lake lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Esther and is located in Saint Francois County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 747 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron Mountain Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron Mountain Lake
  • Pilot Knob (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pilot Knob
    • Pilot Knob lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Esther and is located in Iron County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 711 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilot Knob have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pilot Knob
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pilot Knob<5>
  • Bloomsdale (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomsdale
    • Bloomsdale lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Esther and is located in Sainte Genevieve County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 562 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomsdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomsdale<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Esther ...

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

Adding Esther to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Esther 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 Esther was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Esther

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Esther. 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 Saint Francois, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Esther - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Esther) 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 Esther. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EstherOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Esther. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8503, Longitude: -90.4987       In this case, the coordinates for Esther have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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