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Welcome to Fredericktown ...

The city of Fredericktown is located in Madison County<1> and is the County Seat for Madison County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fredericktown has a population of 3,984 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Fredericktown is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Fredericktown is within the (573) area code.

The ZIP code for Fredericktown: 63645<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fredericktown had an population of 3,984 people (or an increase of 1.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fredericktown had a population of 3,985 people (which is 32.59% of the total population of Madison County). This makes Fredericktown the county's most populous community.

The population of Fredericktown represents 0.07% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 159th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,985 people, the population of Fredericktown increased 1.45% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,928 people).

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

Adding Fredericktown 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 Fredericktown 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 Fredericktown 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 Fredericktown on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Fredericktown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Fredericktown - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio (2) and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Fredericktown ...

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

  • Farmington [Saint Francois County]
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    • Farmington [Saint Francois County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Fredericktown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,113 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<7>
  • Ironton [Iron County]
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    • Ironton [Iron County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Fredericktown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,389 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<7>
  • Iron Mountain Lake [Saint Francois County]
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    • Iron Mountain Lake [Saint Francois County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Fredericktown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 746 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 [Iron County]
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    • Pilot Knob [Iron County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Fredericktown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 715 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<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arcadia [Iron County]
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      • Arcadia [Iron County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Fredericktown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 559 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arcadia<7>
    • Marquand [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marquand
      • Marquand [Madison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Fredericktown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 197 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marquand
    • Knob Lick [Saint Francois County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knob Lick
      • Knob Lick [Saint Francois County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Fredericktown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knob Lick
    • Womack [Sainte Genevieve County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womack
      • Womack [Sainte Genevieve County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Fredericktown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womack
    • Avon [Sainte Genevieve County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avon
      • Avon [Sainte Genevieve County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Fredericktown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avon
    • Hamilton Town [Saint Francois County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamilton Town
      • Hamilton Town [Saint Francois County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Fredericktown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamilton Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton Town

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fredericktown. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Fredericktown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fredericktown ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fredericktown. 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 Madison, 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 Fredericktown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fredericktown - 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 Fredericktown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fredericktown 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fredericktown) 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 Fredericktown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fredericktown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fredericktown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5644, Longitude: -90.2988       In this case, the coordinates for Fredericktown 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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