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Welcome to Macon ...
The location of Macon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Macon refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Maconite<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Macon has a population of 5,341 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Macon.
Macon is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Macon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Macon is located in the (660) area code.
The ZIP code for Macon: 63552<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Macon had an population of 5,341 people. This is a decrease of 2.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.56% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Macon had a population of 5,471 people (or 35.15% of the total population of Macon County). This makes Macon the county's most populous community.
The population of Macon represents 0.09% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 120th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,471 people, the population of Macon decreased 1.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,538 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Macon.
Adding Macon 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 Macon 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 Macon 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 Macon on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Macon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Macon - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Montana (2), Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Macon.
Communities near Macon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Macon.
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 Macon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Macon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Macon. 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 Macon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Macon. Our list includes 30 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Macon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Macon ...
Looking for more information about Macon? 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 Macon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Macon.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Macon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 03 May 2021