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Welcome to Overton ...

Overton is located in Cooper County<1>.

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

Overton is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Overton: (660)

Communities Also Named Overton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Overton - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada (3), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Overton ...

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

  • Columbia [Boone County]
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    • Columbia [Boone County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Overton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 124,769 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<5>
  • Boonville [Cooper County]
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    • Boonville [Cooper County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Overton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boonville<5>
  • Fayette [Howard County]
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    • Fayette [Howard County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Overton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,682 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<5>
  • New Franklin [Howard County]
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    • New Franklin [Howard County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Overton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,057 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Franklin<5>
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    • Pilot Grove [Cooper County]
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      • Pilot Grove [Cooper County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 761 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pilot Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pilot Grove<5>
    • Jamestown [Moniteau County]
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      • Jamestown [Moniteau County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamestown<5>
    • Bunceton [Cooper County]
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      • Bunceton [Cooper County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 358 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bunceton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunceton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bunceton<5>
    • Windsor Place village [Cooper County]
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      • Windsor Place village [Cooper County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 330 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor Place village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Windsor Place village has also been known as:
      • Windsor Place village
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    • Harrisburg [Boone County]
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      • Harrisburg [Boone County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 298 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<5>
    • Prairie Home [Cooper County]
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      • Prairie Home [Cooper County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 280 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Home have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Home

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Overton ...

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

Adding Overton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Overton 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 Overton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Mentions & References for Overton

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Missouri

About Cooper County

About Missouri

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Overton. 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 Cooper, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Overton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Overton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Overton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9478, Longitude: -92.5763       In this case, the coordinates for Overton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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