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Welcome to Quaker ...

Quaker is located in Washington County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Quaker, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1904.

Quaker is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Quaker: (573)

Communities Also Named Quaker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Quaker - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Ontario, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Quaker ...

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

  • Potosi
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potosi
    • Potosi is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,548 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potosi <4>
  • Viburnum
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Viburnum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Viburnum
    • Viburnum is located in Iron County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 648 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Viburnum <4>
  • Irondale
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irondale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irondale
    • Irondale is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 438 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irondale <4>
  • Mineral Point
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral Point
    • Mineral Point is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 353 people
  • Caledonia
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Horton Town
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horton Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horton Town
    • Horton Town is located in Washington County
  • Good Water
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Good Water have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Good Water
    • Good Water is located in Iron County
  • Czar
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Czar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Czar
    • Czar is located in Crawford County
  • Belgrade
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Berryman
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berryman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berryman
    • Berryman is located in Washington County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Quaker ...

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

Adding Quaker to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Quaker was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Quaker.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Quaker. 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 Washington, 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 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 Quaker - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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