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Welcome to Parkville ...

The city of Parkville is located in Platte County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Parkville has a population of 7,162 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Parkville is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Parkville lies within the (816) area code.

Websites for Parkville ...

Official Website: www.parkvillemo.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Parkville had an population of 7,162 people. This is an increase of 28.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 76.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Parkville had a population of 5,554 people (which is 6.22% of the total population of Platte County). This makes Parkville the county's most populous community.

The population of Parkville represents 0.09% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 118th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,554 people, the population of Parkville increased 36.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,059 people).

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

Adding Parkville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Parkville on a map titled .

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

Communities Also Named Parkville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Parkville - they are located in California, Colorado (2), Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Parkville ...

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

  • Kansas City [Jackson County]
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    • Kansas City [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Parkville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 495,327 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<6>
  • Kansas City [Wyandotte County]
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    • Kansas City [Wyandotte County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Parkville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 152,960 people
    • Former name for Kansas City:
    • Wyandotte
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<6>
  • Independence [Jackson County]
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    • Independence [Jackson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Parkville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,672 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<6>
  • Shawnee [Johnson County]
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    • Shawnee [Johnson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Parkville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 65,807 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shawnee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawnee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shawnee<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lenexa [Johnson County]
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      • Lenexa [Johnson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Parkville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 55,625 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lenexa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenexa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenexa<6>
    • Leavenworth [Leavenworth County]
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      • Leavenworth [Leavenworth County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Parkville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 35,957 people
      • Former name for Leavenworth:
      • Leavenworth City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leavenworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leavenworth<6>
    • Leawood [Johnson County]
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      • Leawood [Johnson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Parkville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,727 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leawood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leawood<6>
    • Liberty [Clay County]
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      • Liberty [Clay County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Parkville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 32,100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<6>
    • Gladstone [Clay County]
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      • Gladstone [Clay County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Parkville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 27,489 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gladstone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gladstone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gladstone<6>
    • Prairie Village [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie Village
      • Prairie Village [Johnson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Parkville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,295 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Village
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prairie Village<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Parkville. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Parkville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parkville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Missouri

About Platte County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Parkville: www.parkvillemo.com/

The official website for Platte County: www.co.platte.mo.us/

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 Platte, 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 Parkville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Parkville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Parkville) 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 Parkville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ParkvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parkville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2117, Longitude: -94.7113       In this case, the coordinates for Parkville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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