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Welcome to Hardin ...

The city of Hardin is located in Ray County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Hardin, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1858.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hardin has a population of 537 people<3> (see below for details).

Hardin is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Hardin is within the (660) area code.

The ZIP code for Hardin: 64035<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hardin had an population of 537 people. This is a decrease of 5.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hardin had a population of 569 people. This makes Hardin the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 569 people, the population of Hardin decreased 7.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 614 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hardin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Missouri communities named Hardin: This one is located in Ray County and the other is located in Lewis County.

Beyond Missouri, there are 14 communities that are also named Hardin - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas (2) and Washington.

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

Communities near Hardin ...

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

  • Richmond
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
  • Odessa
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Odessa
    • Odessa is located in Lafayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,295 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odessa <6>
  • Higginsville
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Lexington
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
  • Carrollton
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Waverly
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
    • Waverly is located in Lafayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 846 people
  • Wellington
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellington
    • Wellington is located in Lafayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 812 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellington <6>
  • Orrick
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orrick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orrick
    • Orrick is located in Ray County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 800 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orrick <6>
  • Woods Heights
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woods Heights
    • Woods Heights is located in Ray County
  • Wood Heights
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wood Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wood Heights
    • Wood Heights is located in Ray County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 700 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hardin ...

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

Adding Hardin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hardin in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Hardin was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Hardin post office opened in 1858.

We also found Hardin in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hardin.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hardin. 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 Ray, 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 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 Hardin.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hardin - 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 Hardin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hardin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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