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Welcome to Queen City ...

The city of Queen City is located in Schuyler County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Queen City, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Queen City has a population of 620 people<2> (see below for details).

Queen City is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Queen City lies within the (660) area code.

The ZIP code for Queen City: 63561<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Queen City had an population of 620 people. This is an increase of 3.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Queen City had a population of 598 people (or 13.5% of the total population of Schuyler County). This makes Queen City the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 598 people, the population of Queen City decreased 6.27% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 638 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Queen City.

Communities Also Named Queen City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Queen City - they are located in California, Iowa, Nevada (2), Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Queen City ...

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

  • Kirksville
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Lancaster
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
  • Moulton
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moulton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moulton
    • Moulton is located in Appanoose County (IA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 580 people
  • Greentop
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
  • Novinger
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Novinger have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Novinger
    • Novinger is located in Adair County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 431 people
  • Downing
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downing have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downing
    • Downing is located in Schuyler County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 341 people
  • Greencastle
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Glenwood
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenwood
    • Glenwood is located in Schuyler County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 201 people
  • Worthington
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Worthington
    • Worthington is located in Putnam County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76 people
  • Livonia
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livonia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Livonia
    • Livonia is located in Putnam County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71 people

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Queen City. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Queen City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Queen City ...

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

Adding Queen City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Queen City 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 Queen City was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Queen City.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Queen City. 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 Schuyler, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Queen City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Queen City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Queen City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Queen City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.









 

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