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Welcome to Knob Noster ...

The city of Knob Noster is located in Johnson County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Knob Noster has a population of 2,785 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Knob Noster is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Knob Noster lies within the (660) area code.

The ZIP code for Knob Noster: 65336<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Knob Noster had an population of 2,785 people. This is an increase of 2.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Knob Noster had a population of 2,709 people (or 5.15% of the total population of Johnson County). This makes Knob Noster the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Knob Noster represents 0.05% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 198th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,709 people, the population of Knob Noster increased 10.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,462 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Knob Noster.

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

We also found Knob Noster on a .

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

Communities near Knob Noster ...

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

  • Sedalia [Pettis County]
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    • Sedalia [Pettis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Knob Noster
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,629 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sedalia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sedalia<7>
  • Warrensburg [Johnson County]
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    • Warrensburg [Johnson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Knob Noster
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,418 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warrensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warrensburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warrensburg<7>
  • Windsor [Henry County]
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    • Windsor [Henry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Knob Noster
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,784 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windsor<7>
  • Concordia [Lafayette County]
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    • Concordia [Lafayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Knob Noster
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,366 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concordia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concordia<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sweet Springs [Saline County]
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      • Sweet Springs [Saline County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Knob Noster
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,412 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweet Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweet Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sweet Springs<7>
    • La Monte [Pettis County]
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      • La Monte [Pettis County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Knob Noster
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,135 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Monte<7>
    • Leeton [Johnson County]
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      • Leeton [Johnson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Knob Noster
      • Estimated population in 2019: 556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Green Ridge [Pettis County]
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      • Green Ridge [Pettis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Knob Noster
      • Estimated population in 2019: 495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Centerview [Johnson County]
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      • Centerview [Johnson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Knob Noster
      • Estimated population in 2019: 273 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerview
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerview<7>
    • Emma [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emma
      • Emma [Lafayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Knob Noster
      • Estimated population in 2019: 229 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emma<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 Knob Noster. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Knob Noster.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Knob Noster. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Knob Noster.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Knob Noster ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Missouri

About Johnson County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Johnson County: www.jococourthouse.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 Johnson, 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 Knob Noster.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Knob Noster - 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 Knob Noster). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Knob Noster 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Knob Noster) 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 Knob Noster. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Knob Noster

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Knob Noster. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7675, Longitude: -93.5616       In this case, the coordinates for Knob Noster 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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