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Welcome to Mendon ...

The city of Mendon is located in Chariton County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Mendon, 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.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mendon has a population of 163 people<3> (see below for details).

Mendon is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Mendon: (660)

The ZIP code for Mendon: 64660<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mendon had an population of 163 people. This is a decrease of 4.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mendon had a population of 171 people. This makes Mendon the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 171 people, the population of Mendon decreased 17.79% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 208 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mendon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 8 communities that are also named Mendon - they are located in Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah and Vermont.

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

Communities near Mendon ...

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

  • Brookfield
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookfield
    • Brookfield is located in Linn County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,178 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookfield <6>
  • Marceline
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Brunswick
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
  • Keytesville
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Bucklin
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bucklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bucklin
    • Bucklin is located in Linn County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 431 people
  • Meadville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadville
    • Meadville is located in Linn County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 425 people
  • Hale
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hale
    • Hale is located in Carroll County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 391 people
  • Laclede
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laclede have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laclede
    • Laclede is located in Linn County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 322 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laclede <6>
  • Bosworth
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • 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
  • Wheeling
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheeling have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheeling
    • Wheeling is located in Livingston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 263 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 Mendon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mendon.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mendon. See our Newspapers Page for Mendon.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mendon ...

Looking for more information about Mendon? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Mendon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mendon.

Adding Mendon to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Mendon.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mendon. 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 Chariton, 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 Mendon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mendon - 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 Mendon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mendon 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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