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Welcome to Fulton ...

The city of Fulton is located in Callaway County<1> and is the County Seat for Callaway County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fulton has a population of 12,529 people<2> (see below for details).

Fulton was established in 1825.

The community of Fulton is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Fulton is located in the (573) area code.

The ZIP code for Fulton: 65251<4>

Websites for Fulton ...

Official Website: www.fulton.missouri.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fulton had an population of 12,529 people. This is a decrease of 2.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fulton had a population of 12,790 people (or 28.85% of the total population of Callaway County). This makes Fulton the county's most populous community.

The population of Fulton represents 0.21% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 58th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,790 people, the population of Fulton increased 5.46% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,128 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fulton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Fulton - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Fulton ...

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

  • Holts Summit
  • Ashland
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
    • Ashland lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Fulton.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,031 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<6>
  • Auxvasse
  • New Bloomfield
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Bloomfield
    • New Bloomfield lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Fulton.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 679 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Bloomfield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Bloomfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Bloomfield<6>
  • Chamois
  • Lake Mykee Town
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Mykee Town
    • Lake Mykee Town lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Fulton.
    • Estimated population in 2018: 351 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Mykee Town have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Mykee Town
  • Mokane
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mokane
    • Mokane lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Fulton.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 182 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mokane have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mokane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mokane<6>
  • Pierpont
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pierpont
    • Pierpont lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Fulton.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pierpont have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pierpont
  • Kingdom City
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingdom City
    • Kingdom City lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Fulton.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 130 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingdom City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingdom City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingdom City<6>
  • Lindbergh
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lindbergh
    • Lindbergh lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Fulton.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lindbergh

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fulton. Our list includes 36 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Fulton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fulton ...

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

Adding Fulton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fulton 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 Fulton was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Fulton in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

The official website for Fulton: www.fulton.missouri.org/

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 Callaway, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fulton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fulton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Fulton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fulton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Fulton) 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 Fulton. 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 FultonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fulton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8612, Longitude: -91.9439    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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