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Welcome to Gladstone ...

The city of Gladstone is located in Clay County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gladstone has a population of 27,489 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Gladstone is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Gladstone: (816)

Websites for Gladstone ...

Official Website: www.gladstone.mo.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gladstone had an population of 27,489 people. This is an increase of 8.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.26% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gladstone had a population of 25,410 people (or 11.45% of the total population of Clay County). This makes Gladstone the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Gladstone represents 0.42% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 26th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 25,410 people, the population of Gladstone decreased 3.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 26,365 people).

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

Communities Also Named Gladstone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Missouri communities named Gladstone: This one is located in Clay County and the other is located in Morgan County.

Beyond Missouri, there are 29 communities that are also named Gladstone - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Gladstone ...

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

  • Kansas City [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas City
    • Kansas City [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Gladstone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 495,327 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<6>
  • Kansas City [Wyandotte County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas City
    • Kansas City [Wyandotte County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Gladstone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 152,960 people
    • Former name for Kansas City:
    • Wyandotte
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<6>
  • Independence [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
    • Independence [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Gladstone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,672 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<6>
  • Shawnee [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shawnee
    • Shawnee [Johnson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Gladstone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 65,807 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shawnee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawnee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shawnee<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lenexa [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lenexa
      • Lenexa [Johnson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Gladstone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 55,625 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lenexa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenexa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenexa<6>
    • Leawood [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leawood
      • Leawood [Johnson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Gladstone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,727 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leawood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leawood<6>
    • Liberty [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
      • Liberty [Clay County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Gladstone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 32,100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<6>
    • Raytown [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raytown
      • Raytown [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Gladstone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,991 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raytown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raytown<6>
    • Prairie Village [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Village
      • Prairie Village [Johnson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Gladstone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,295 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Village
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prairie Village<6>
    • Lansing [Leavenworth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansing
      • Lansing [Leavenworth County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Gladstone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,949 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansing<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gladstone. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Gladstone.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gladstone ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Gladstone: www.gladstone.mo.us/

The official website for Clay County: www.claycogov.com/

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 Clay, 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 Gladstone.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gladstone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Gladstone) 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 Gladstone. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gladstone

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gladstone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2134, Longitude: -94.5593       In this case, the coordinates for Gladstone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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