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Welcome to Harrisburg ...

The town of Harrisburg is located in Boone County<1>.

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

When the people of Harrisburg refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Harrisburger<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Harrisburg has a population of 286 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Harrisburg is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Harrisburg is located in the (573) area code.

The ZIP code for Harrisburg: 65256<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Harrisburg had an population of 286 people. This is an increase of 7.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 55.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Harrisburg had a population of 266 people. This makes Harrisburg the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 266 people, the population of Harrisburg increased 44.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 184 people).

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

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

We also found Harrisburg on a .

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

Communities Also Named Harrisburg ...

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

Beyond Missouri, there are 44 communities that are also named Harrisburg - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona (2), Arkansas, California, Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia (3), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York (3), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah and Virginia.

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

Communities near Harrisburg ...

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

  • Columbia [Boone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
    • Columbia [Boone County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southeast of Harrisburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 123,195 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<8>
  • Moberly [Randolph County]
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    • Moberly [Randolph County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the north of Harrisburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,615 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moberly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moberly<8>
  • Boonville [Cooper County]
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    • Boonville [Cooper County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southwest of Harrisburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,439 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boonville<8>
  • Centralia [Boone County]
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    • Centralia [Boone County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the east of Harrisburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,271 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centralia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centralia<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fayette [Howard County]
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      • Fayette [Howard County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the west of Harrisburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<8>
    • Hallsville [Boone County]
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      • Hallsville [Boone County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the east of Harrisburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,577 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hallsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hallsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hallsville<8>
    • New Franklin [Howard County]
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      • New Franklin [Howard County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Harrisburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,057 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Franklin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Franklin<8>
    • Sturgeon [Boone County]
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      • Sturgeon [Boone County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Harrisburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 947 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sturgeon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgeon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgeon<8>
    • Higbee [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Higbee
      • Higbee [Randolph County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the north of Harrisburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 550 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Higbee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Higbee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Higbee<8>
    • Windsor Place village [Cooper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor Place village
      • Windsor Place village [Cooper County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southwest of Harrisburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 333 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor Place village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Windsor Place village has also been known as:
      • Windsor Place village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor Place village

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harrisburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Missouri

About Boone County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Boone County: www.showmeboone.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 Boone, 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Harrisburg refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Harrisburg may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Harrisburg.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harrisburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 town (such as Harrisburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Harrisburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Harrisburg) 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 Harrisburg. 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 Harrisburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harrisburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1400, Longitude: -92.4580       In this case, the coordinates for Harrisburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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