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Welcome to Nixa ...
The city of Nixa is located in the Missouri Ozarks.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Nixa has a population of 22,515 people<2> (see below for details).
The community of Nixa was established in the 1800's and was incorporated June 10, 1902.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Nixa: Named after Nicholas A. Inman, a blacksmith who was an early settler in this area.
The city of Nixa was previously named Faught.
Nixa is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Nixa lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Nixa is within the boundaries of the (417) area code.
The ZIP code for Nixa: 65714<4>
Websites for Nixa ...
Official Website: www.nixa.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.nixachamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nixa had an population of 22,515 people. This is an increase of 18.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 85.71% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Nixa had a population of 19,022 people (which is 24.57% of the total population of Christian County). This makes Nixa the county's most populous community.
The population of Nixa represents 0.32% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 35th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 19,022 people, the population of Nixa increased 56.9% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,124 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Nixa.
Adding Nixa 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 Nixa 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 Nixa elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Nixa on a .
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Nixa on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Nixa ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Nixa.
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 Nixa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nixa.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Nixa. 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 Nixa.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nixa. See our Newspapers Page for Nixa.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nixa ...
Looking for more information about Nixa? 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 Nixa, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Nixa.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Nixa: www.nixa.com/
The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 May 2021