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Welcome to Mountain Grove ...

The city of Mountain Grove is primarily located in Wright County<1>. A portion of Mountain Grove extends into Texas County.

A typical abbreviation for Mountain Grove: Mtn. Grv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mountain Grove has a population of 4,690 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Mountain Grove.

Mountain Grove is 1,480 feet [451 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mountain Grove is within the boundaries of the (417) area code.

The ZIP code for Mountain Grove: 65711<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mountain Grove had an population of 4,690 people. This is a decrease of 2.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mountain Grove had a population of 4,789 people (or 25.45% of the total population of Wright County). This makes Mountain Grove the county's most populous community.

The population of Mountain Grove represents 0.08% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 134th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,789 people, the population of Mountain Grove increased 4.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,574 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mountain Grove.

Adding Mountain Grove 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 Mountain Grove 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 Mountain Grove 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 Mountain Grove on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Mountain Grove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Mountain Grove - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), North Carolina, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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

Communities near Mountain Grove ...

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

  • Willow Springs [Howell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Springs
    • Willow Springs [Howell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Mountain Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,099 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willow Springs<7>
  • Cabool [Texas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cabool
    • Cabool [Texas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Mountain Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,080 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cabool
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cabool<7>
  • Mansfield [Wright County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
    • Mansfield [Wright County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Mountain Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,245 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield<7>
  • Norwood [Wright County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwood
    • Norwood [Wright County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Mountain Grove
    • Estimated population in 2015: 641 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwood<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hartville [Wright County]
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      • Hartville [Wright County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Mountain Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartville<7>
    • Dunn [Texas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunn
      • Dunn [Texas County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Mountain Grove
      • Former name for Dunn:
      • Impo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunn
    • Bendavis [Texas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bendavis
      • Bendavis [Texas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Mountain Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bendavis have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bendavis
    • Vanzant [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vanzant
      • Vanzant [Douglas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Mountain Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vanzant have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vanzant
    • Graff [Wright County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graff
      • Graff [Wright County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Mountain Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graff have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graff
    • Macomb [Wright County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macomb
      • Macomb [Wright County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Mountain Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macomb have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macomb

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 Mountain Grove. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mountain Grove.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mountain Grove. Our list includes 18 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mountain Grove.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mountain Grove ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mountain Grove. 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 Wright, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mountain Grove.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mountain Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Mountain Grove). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mountain Grove or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mountain Grove) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mountain Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mountain Grove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountain Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1364, Longitude: -92.2632    
<6>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.
<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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