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Welcome to Purdin ...

The city of Purdin is located in Linn County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Purdin has a population of 177 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Purdin is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Purdin is located in the (660) area code.

The ZIP code for Purdin: 64674<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Purdin had an population of 177 people. This is a decrease of 6.84% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Purdin had a population of 190 people. This makes Purdin the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 190 people, the population of Purdin decreased 14.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 223 people).

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

Adding Purdin to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Purdin on a map titled .

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

Communities near Purdin ...

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

  • Brookfield [Linn County]
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    • Brookfield [Linn County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Purdin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,213 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookfield<7>
  • Marceline [Linn County]
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    • Marceline [Linn County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Purdin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marceline
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marceline<7>
  • Milan [Sullivan County]
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    • Milan [Sullivan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Purdin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,775 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milan<7>
  • Meadville [Linn County]
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    • Meadville [Linn County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Purdin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bucklin [Linn County]
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      • Bucklin [Linn County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Purdin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 436 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bucklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Laclede [Linn County]
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      • Laclede [Linn County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Purdin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 322 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laclede have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laclede
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laclede<7>
    • Wheeling [Livingston County]
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      • Wheeling [Livingston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Purdin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 263 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheeling have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Linneus [Linn County]
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      • Linneus [Linn County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of Purdin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 259 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linneus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linneus
    • Galt [Grundy County]
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      • Galt [Grundy County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Purdin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 247 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galt<7>
    • Browning [Linn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Browning
      • Browning [Linn County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Purdin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 245 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Browning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browning

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Purdin ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Missouri

About Linn County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Purdin. 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 Linn, 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 Purdin.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Purdin - 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 city (such as Purdin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Purdin 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Purdin) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Purdin. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PurdinOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Purdin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9509, Longitude: -93.1663       In this case, the coordinates for Purdin 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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