A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Sturgeon ...
The location of Sturgeon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sturgeon has a population of 947 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Sturgeon.
Sturgeon is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Sturgeon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Sturgeon lies within the (573) area code.
The ZIP code for Sturgeon: 65284<5>
Websites for Sturgeon ...
Official Website: www.sturgeon-mo.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sturgeon had an population of 947 people. This is an increase of 8.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.32% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sturgeon had a population of 872 people. This makes Sturgeon the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Sturgeon represents 0.01% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 363rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 872 people, the population of Sturgeon decreased 7.63% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 944 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sturgeon.
Adding Sturgeon to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Sturgeon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Sturgeon elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Sturgeon on a .
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sturgeon on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Sturgeon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Sturgeon - they are located in Idaho, Kentucky, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sturgeon.
Communities near Sturgeon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sturgeon.
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 Sturgeon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sturgeon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sturgeon. 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 Sturgeon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sturgeon. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sturgeon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sturgeon ...
Looking for more information about Sturgeon? 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 Sturgeon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sturgeon.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Sturgeon: www.sturgeon-mo.org/
The official website for Boone County: www.showmeboone.com/
The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 03 May 2021