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Welcome to Union Star ...

The town of Union Star is located in DeKalb County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Union Star has a population of 417 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Union Star is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Union Star is located in the (816) area code.

The ZIP code for Union Star: 64494<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Union Star had an population of 417 people. This is a decrease of 4.58% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Union Star had a population of 437 people. This makes Union Star the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 437 people, the population of Union Star has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 433 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Union Star.

Adding Union Star 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 Union Star 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 Union Star elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Union Star on a .

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

Communities Also Named Union Star ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Union Star - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Union Star ...

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

  • Saint Joseph [Buchanan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Joseph
    • Saint Joseph [Buchanan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Union Star
    • Estimated population in 2019: 74,875 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<6>
  • Savannah [Andrew County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Savannah
    • Savannah [Andrew County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Union Star
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,223 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Savannah have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Savannah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Savannah<6>
  • Country Club [Andrew County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Country Club
    • Country Club [Andrew County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Union Star
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,497 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Country Club have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Country Club
  • Stanberry [Gentry County]
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    • Stanberry [Gentry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Union Star
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,175 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanberry have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanberry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanberry<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maysville [DeKalb County]
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      • Maysville [DeKalb County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Union Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,081 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maysville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maysville<6>
    • King City [Gentry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for King City
      • King City [Gentry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Union Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 992 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on King City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for King City<6>
    • Stewartsville [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stewartsville
      • Stewartsville [DeKalb County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Union Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 733 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stewartsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stewartsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stewartsville<6>
    • Amazonia [Andrew County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amazonia
      • Amazonia [Andrew County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Union Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amazonia have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amazonia
    • Clarksdale [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksdale
      • Clarksdale [DeKalb County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Union Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksdale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksdale
    • Easton [Buchanan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Easton
      • Easton [Buchanan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Union Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Union Star ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Missouri

About DeKalb County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Union Star. 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 DeKalb, 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 Union Star.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Union Star - 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 town (such as Union Star). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Union Star or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Union Star) 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 Union Star. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Union Star

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union Star. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9798, Longitude: -94.5988    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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