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Gainesville, Missouri

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The location of Gainesville

Welcome to Gainesville ...

The city of Gainesville is located in the Missouri Ozarks.

Gainesville is located in Ozark County and is the County Seat for Ozark County.

The location of Gainesville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Gainesville has a population of 732 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Gainesville is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Gainesville is within the boundaries of the (417) area code.

The ZIP code for Gainesville: 65655<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gainesville had a population of 773 people (or 7.95% of the total population of Ozark County). This makes Gainesville the county's most populous community.

The population of Gainesville represents 0.01% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 387th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 773 people, the population of Gainesville increased 22.31% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 632 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Gainesville had an population of 732 people. This is a decrease of 5.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.82% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Gainesville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Gainesville and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Bull Shoals (AR)   [Map]   1,944   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Clarkridge (AR)   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lakeview (AR)   [Map]   715   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mountain Home (AR)   [Map]   12,332   S   18 miles [29 km]
Bakersfield   [Map]   231   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Romance   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Gainesville.

Communities Also Named Gainesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Gainesville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, New York, Tennessee, Texas (3) and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gainesville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gainesville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gainesville. Our list includes 7 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Gainesville:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gainesville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gainesville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gainesville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gainesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Gainesville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gainesville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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- Gainesville) 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 Gainesville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gainesville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gainesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6059, Longitude: -92.4252     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gainesville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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