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Welcome to Niangua ...

The city of Niangua is located in the Missouri Ozarks.

Niangua is located in Webster County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Niangua, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1870.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Niangua has a population of 423 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Niangua is 1,410 feet [430 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Niangua is within the (417) area code.

The ZIP code for Niangua: 65713<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Niangua had an population of 423 people. This is an increase of 4.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.94% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Niangua had a population of 405 people. This makes Niangua the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 405 people, the population of Niangua decreased 8.99% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 445 people).

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

Communities Also Named Niangua ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Missouri communities named Niangua: This one is located in Webster County and the other is located in Livingston County.

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

Communities near Niangua ...

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

  • Marshfield
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
  • Strafford
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strafford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strafford
    • Strafford is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,502 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strafford <6>
  • Seymour
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seymour have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seymour
    • Seymour is located in Webster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,022 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seymour <6>
  • Fair Grove
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair Grove
    • Fair Grove is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,540 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fair Grove <6>
  • Fordland
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fordland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fordland
    • Fordland is located in Webster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 855 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fordland <6>
  • Conway
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
  • Hartville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Diggins
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diggins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diggins
    • Diggins is located in Webster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 326 people
  • Phillipsburg
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillipsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phillipsburg
    • Phillipsburg is located in Laclede County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 200 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phillipsburg <6>
  • Twin Bridges
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Bridges came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Bridges
    • Twin Bridges is located in Laclede County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Niangua ...

Looking for more information about Niangua? 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 Niangua, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Niangua.

Adding Niangua to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Niangua 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 Niangua was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Niangua post office opened in 1870.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Niangua.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Niangua. 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 Webster, 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 Niangua.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Niangua - 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 Niangua). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Niangua 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>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<8>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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