A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Ferguson ...
The location of Ferguson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ferguson has a population of 20,525 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Ferguson.
Ferguson is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Ferguson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ferguson lies within the (314) area code.
The ZIP code for Ferguson: 63135<5>
Websites for Ferguson ...
Official Website: www.fergusoncity.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ferguson had an population of 20,525 people. This is a decrease of 3.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.4% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ferguson had a population of 21,203 people. This makes Ferguson the county's 9th most populous community.
The population of Ferguson represents 0.35% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 31st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 21,203 people, the population of Ferguson decreased 5.37% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 22,406 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ferguson.
Adding Ferguson to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Ferguson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Ferguson elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ferguson on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Ferguson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Ferguson - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Nevada, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, South Carolina (2), Texas and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ferguson.
Communities near Ferguson ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ferguson.
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 Ferguson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ferguson.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ferguson. 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 Ferguson.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ferguson. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ferguson.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ferguson ...
Looking for more information about Ferguson? 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 Ferguson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ferguson.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Ferguson: www.fergusoncity.com/
The official website for Saint Louis County: www.co.st-louis.mo.us/
The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 03 May 2021