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Welcome to Ironton ...

The city of Ironton is located in Iron County<1> and is the County Seat for Iron County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ironton has a population of 1,389 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Ironton is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Ironton is located in the (573) area code.

The ZIP code for Ironton: 63650<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ironton had an population of 1,389 people. This is a decrease of 4.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ironton had a population of 1,460 people (which is 13.73% of the total population of Iron County). This makes Ironton the county's most populous community.

The population of Ironton represents 0.02% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 288th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,460 people, the population of Ironton has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,471 people).

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

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

We also found Ironton on a .

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

Communities Also Named Ironton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Ironton - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Ironton ...

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

  • Farmington [Saint Francois County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmington
    • Farmington [Saint Francois County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Ironton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,113 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<7>
  • Park Hills [Saint Francois County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park Hills
    • Park Hills [Saint Francois County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Ironton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,529 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Park Hills<7>
  • Flat River [Saint Francois County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flat River
    • Flat River [Saint Francois County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Ironton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat River
  • Fredericktown [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fredericktown
    • Fredericktown [Madison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Ironton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,984 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fredericktown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredericktown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fredericktown<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bismarck [Saint Francois County]
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      • Bismarck [Saint Francois County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Ironton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,478 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bismarck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bismarck
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bismarck<7>
    • Elvins [Saint Francois County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elvins
      • Elvins [Saint Francois County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Ironton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elvins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elvins
    • Leadwood [Saint Francois County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leadwood
      • Leadwood [Saint Francois County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Ironton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,165 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leadwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leadwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leadwood<7>
    • Esther [Saint Francois County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Esther
      • Esther [Saint Francois County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Ironton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esther have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Esther
    • Iron Mountain Lake [Saint Francois County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron Mountain Lake
      • Iron Mountain Lake [Saint Francois County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Ironton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 746 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron Mountain Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron Mountain Lake
    • Leadington [Saint Francois County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leadington
      • Leadington [Saint Francois County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Ironton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 598 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leadington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leadington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leadington<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ironton. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ironton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ironton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Missouri

About Iron County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ironton. 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 Iron, 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 Ironton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ironton - 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 Ironton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ironton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ironton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ironton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ironton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ironton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5953, Longitude: -90.6282       In this case, the coordinates for Ironton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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