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Welcome to New Cambria ...

The city of New Cambria is located in Macon County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of New Cambria, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1864.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Cambria has a population of 189 people<3> (see below for details).

New Cambria is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

New Cambria is within the (660) area code.

The ZIP code for New Cambria: 63558<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Cambria had an population of 189 people. This is a decrease of 3.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.86% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Cambria had a population of 195 people. This makes New Cambria the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 195 people, the population of New Cambria decreased 12.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 222 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Cambria.

Communities Also Named New Cambria ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named New Cambria - they are located in Kansas and Nova Scotia.

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

Communities near New Cambria ...

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

  • Macon
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macon
    • Macon is located in Macon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,341 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Macon <6>
  • Brookfield
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • 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
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
  • Bevier
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bevier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bevier
    • Bevier is located in Macon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 688 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bevier <6>
  • Bucklin
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bucklin
    • Bucklin is located in Linn County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 431 people
  • Atlanta
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlanta
    • Atlanta is located in Macon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 384 people
  • Callao
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
  • Jacksonville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacksonville
    • Jacksonville is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 145 people
  • Rothville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rothville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rothville
    • Rothville is located in Chariton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89 people
  • Elmer
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmer
    • Elmer is located in Macon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77 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 New Cambria. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Cambria.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around New Cambria. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for New Cambria.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Cambria ...

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

Adding New Cambria to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of New Cambria 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 New Cambria was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the New Cambria post office opened in 1864.

We also found New Cambria in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for New Cambria.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Cambria. 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 Macon, 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 New Cambria.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Cambria - 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 New Cambria). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether New Cambria 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.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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