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Welcome to Freedom ...

Freedom is located in Osage County<1>.

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

Freedom is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Freedom: (573)

Adding Freedom 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 Freedom 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 Freedom elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Freedom on a .

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

Communities Also Named Freedom ...

While we believe that this Freedom is located in Osage County, we know of another 2 Missouri communities named Freedom. Those communities are located in the following counties: Camden and Lafayette County.

Beyond Missouri, there are 34 communities that are also named Freedom - they are located in Alberta, California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (2), Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Freedom ...

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

  • Owensville [Gasconade County]
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    • Owensville [Gasconade County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Freedom
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,590 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owensville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owensville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owensville<5>
  • Linn [Osage County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linn
    • Linn [Osage County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Freedom
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,593 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Linn<5>
  • Belle [Maries County]
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    • Belle [Maries County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Freedom
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,479 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle<5>
  • Gerald [Franklin County]
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    • Gerald [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Freedom
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,313 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gerald
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gerald<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bland [Gasconade County]
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      • Bland [Gasconade County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Freedom
      • Estimated population in 2019: 528 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bland<5>
    • Freeburg [Osage County]
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      • Freeburg [Osage County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Freedom
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freeburg
    • Rosebud [Gasconade County]
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      • Rosebud [Gasconade County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Freedom
      • Estimated population in 2019: 405 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosebud have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosebud
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosebud<5>
    • Westphalia [Osage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westphalia
      • Westphalia [Osage County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Freedom
      • Estimated population in 2019: 379 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westphalia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westphalia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westphalia<5>
    • Chamois [Osage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamois
      • Chamois [Osage County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Freedom
      • Estimated population in 2019: 379 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamois
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chamois<5>
    • Gasconade [Gasconade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gasconade
      • Gasconade [Gasconade County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Freedom
      • Estimated population in 2019: 215 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gasconade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gasconade

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Freedom ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Missouri

About Osage County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Freedom. 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 Osage, 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 Freedom - 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' (or 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- Freedom) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freedom. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4637, Longitude: -91.6907       In this case, the coordinates for Freedom 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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