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Welcome to Schell City ...

The city of Schell City is located in Vernon County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Schell City has a population of 239 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

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

The area code for Schell City: (417)

The ZIP code for Schell City: 64783<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Schell City had an population of 239 people. This is a decrease of 4.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Schell City had a population of 249 people. This makes Schell City the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 249 people, the population of Schell City decreased 12.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 286 people).

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

Communities near Schell City ...

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

  • Nevada [Vernon County]
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    • Nevada [Vernon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Schell City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,196 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nevada<7>
  • El Dorado Springs [Cedar County]
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    • El Dorado Springs [Cedar County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Schell City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,601 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for El Dorado Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on El Dorado Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for El Dorado Springs<7>
  • Rich Hill [Bates County]
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    • Rich Hill [Bates County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Schell City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,322 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rich Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rich Hill<7>
  • Appleton City [Saint Clair County]
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    • Appleton City [Saint Clair County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Schell City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,113 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Appleton City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Appleton City<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Montrose [Henry County]
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      • Montrose [Henry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Schell City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 380 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montrose have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montrose<7>
    • Walker [Vernon County]
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      • Walker [Vernon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Schell City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 253 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rockville [Bates County]
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      • Rockville [Bates County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Schell City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 159 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Roscoe [Saint Clair County]
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      • Roscoe [Saint Clair County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Schell City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 121 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roscoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roscoe<7>
    • Metz [Vernon County]
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      • Metz [Vernon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Schell City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47 people
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    • Harwood [Vernon County]
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      • Harwood [Vernon County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Schell City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Schell City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Schell City.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Schell City ...

Looking for more information about Schell 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Schell City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Schell City.

Adding Schell City to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Mentions & References for Schell City

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

The official website for Vernon County: www.vernoncountymo.org/

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 Vernon, 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 Schell City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Schell City - 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 Schell City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Schell City 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 from Point A (ie- Schell City) 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 Schell City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Schell CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Schell City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0192, Longitude: -94.1167       In this case, the coordinates for Schell City 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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