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Welcome to Malta Bend ...

The town of Malta Bend is located in Saline County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Malta Bend, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

A typical abbreviation for Malta Bend: Malta Bnd.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Malta Bend has a population of 240 people<3> (see below for details).

Malta Bend is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Malta Bend is within the boundaries of the (660) area code.

The ZIP code for Malta Bend: 65339<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Malta Bend had an population of 240 people. This is a decrease of 4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.61% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Malta Bend had a population of 250 people. This makes Malta Bend the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 250 people, the population of Malta Bend has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 249 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Malta Bend.

Communities near Malta Bend ...

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

  • Marshall
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Carrollton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Concordia
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concordia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concordia
    • Concordia is located in Lafayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,375 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concordia <6>
  • Slater
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Sweet Springs
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Sweet Springs
    • Sweet Springs is located in Saline County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,415 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sweet Springs <6>
  • Waverly
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
    • Waverly is located in Lafayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 846 people
  • Norborne
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norborne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norborne
    • Norborne is located in Carroll County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 638 people
  • Corder
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corder
    • Corder is located in Lafayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 406 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corder <6>
  • Alma
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alma
    • Alma is located in Lafayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 385 people
  • Bosworth
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bosworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bosworth
    • Bosworth is located in Carroll County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 286 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 Malta Bend. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Malta Bend.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Malta Bend. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Malta Bend.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Malta Bend ...

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

Adding Malta Bend to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Malta Bend 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 Malta Bend was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Malta Bend on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Malta Bend.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Malta Bend. 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 Saline, 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 Malta Bend.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Malta Bend - 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 town (such as Malta Bend). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Malta Bend 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.









 

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