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The location of Providence









Welcome to Providence ...

Providence is located in Boone County.

The location of Providence has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Providence refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Providentian<2>

Providence is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Providence is located in the (573) area code.

Communities near Providence ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Providence and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashland   [Map]   3,927   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
California   [Map]   4,410   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Centertown   [Map]   284   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   343   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Columbia   [Map]   121,717   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jamestown   [Map]   397   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Providence.

Communities Also Named Providence ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Missouri communities named Providence: This one is located in Boone County and the other is located in Dunklin County.

Beyond Missouri, there are 76 communities that are also named Providence - they are located in Alabama (8), Arizona, Arkansas (2), California (2), Florida (3), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky (7), Louisiana, Maryland (4), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (3), North Carolina (6), Ohio (4), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (7), Texas (5), Utah, Virginia (3), Washington and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Providence. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Providence. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Providence.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Providence:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Providence ...

Looking for more information about Providence? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Providence. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Boone County: www.showmeboone.com/

The official website for State of Missouri: www.missouri.gov/


Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Providence refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Providence may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Providence - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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- Providence) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Providence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8375, Longitude: -92.4055     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Providence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Providence.

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