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Welcome to Novelty ...

The village of Novelty is located in Knox County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Novelty has a population of 132 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Novelty is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Novelty lies within the (660) area code.

The ZIP code for Novelty: 63460<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Novelty had an population of 132 people. This is a decrease of 5.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Novelty had a population of 139 people. This makes Novelty the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 139 people, the population of Novelty increased 16.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 119 people).

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

Adding Novelty to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Novelty in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Novelty was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Novelty on a map titled .

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Novelty on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Novelty ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Novelty - they are located in California, Kansas (2), Ohio, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Novelty ...

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

  • La Plata [Macon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Plata
    • La Plata [Macon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Novelty
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,308 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Plata
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Plata<7>
  • Edina [Knox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edina
    • Edina [Knox County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Novelty
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,124 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edina have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edina<7>
  • Clarence [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarence
    • Clarence [Shelby County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Novelty
    • Estimated population in 2019: 750 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarence<7>
  • La Belle [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Belle
    • La Belle [Lewis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Novelty
    • Estimated population in 2019: 625 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Belle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Belle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Belle<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shelbyville [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelbyville
      • Shelbyville [Shelby County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Novelty
      • Estimated population in 2019: 513 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelbyville
    • Atlanta [Macon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlanta
      • Atlanta [Macon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Novelty
      • Estimated population in 2019: 380 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Brashear [Adair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brashear
      • Brashear [Adair County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Novelty
      • Estimated population in 2019: 259 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brashear have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brashear
    • Knox City [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knox City
      • Knox City [Knox County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Novelty
      • Estimated population in 2019: 206 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knox City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knox City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knox City<7>
    • Hurdland [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurdland
      • Hurdland [Knox County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Novelty
      • Estimated population in 2019: 157 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurdland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurdland
    • Baring [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baring
      • Baring [Knox County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Novelty
      • Estimated population in 2019: 127 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baring<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Novelty ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Novelty. 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 Knox, 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 have 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 Novelty.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Novelty - 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 village (such as Novelty). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Novelty or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Novelty) 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 Novelty. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NoveltyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Novelty. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0125, Longitude: -92.2072       In this case, the coordinates for Novelty have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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