A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Kirksville ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Kirksville has a population of 17,602 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Kirksville.
Kirksville is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Kirksville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Kirksville: (660)
The ZIP code for Kirksville: 63501<4>
Websites for Kirksville ...
Official Website: www.kirksvillecity.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.kirksvillechamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kirksville had an population of 17,602 people. This is an increase of 0.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.61% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Kirksville had a population of 17,505 people (which is 68.36% of the total population of Adair County). This makes Kirksville the county's most populous community.
The population of Kirksville represents 0.29% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 41st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 17,505 people, the population of Kirksville increased 3.04% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 16,988 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Kirksville.
Adding Kirksville 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 Kirksville 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 Kirksville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Kirksville on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Kirksville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Kirksville - they are located in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Kirksville.
Communities near Kirksville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Kirksville.
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 Kirksville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kirksville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kirksville. 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 Kirksville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kirksville. Our list includes 22 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Kirksville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kirksville ...
Looking for more information about Kirksville? 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 Kirksville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kirksville.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Kirksville: www.kirksvillecity.com/
The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021