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Welcome to Higbee ...

The city of Higbee is located in Randolph County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Higbee, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1873.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Higbee has a population of 545 people<3> (see below for details).

Higbee is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Higbee: (660)

The ZIP code for Higbee: 65257<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Higbee had an population of 545 people. This is a decrease of 4.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Higbee had a population of 568 people. This makes Higbee the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 568 people, the population of Higbee decreased 8.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 623 people).

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

Communities Also Named Higbee ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Higbee - they are located in Colorado, Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Higbee ...

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

  • Moberly
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Fayette
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
    • Fayette is located in Howard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,682 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette <6>
  • Hallsville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Hallsville
    • Hallsville is located in Boone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,652 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hallsville <6>
  • Salisbury
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salisbury
    • Salisbury is located in Chariton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,510 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salisbury <6>
  • Huntsville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntsville
    • Huntsville is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,475 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntsville <6>
  • Glasgow
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
    • Glasgow is located in Howard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,084 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow <6>
  • Sturgeon
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Sturgeon
    • Sturgeon is located in Boone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 965 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgeon <6>
  • Madison
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 542 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison <6>
  • Harrisburg
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
    • Harrisburg is located in Boone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 298 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg <6>
  • Clark
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clark
    • Clark is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 284 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 Higbee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Higbee.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Higbee ...

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

Adding Higbee to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Higbee 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 Higbee was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Higbee post office opened in 1873.

We also found Higbee in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Higbee.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Higbee. 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 Randolph, 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 Higbee.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Higbee - 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 Higbee). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Higbee 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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