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Welcome to Walnut ...

Walnut is located in Macon County<1>.

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

Walnut is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Walnut: (660)

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

We also found Walnut on a .

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

Communities Also Named Walnut ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Walnut - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Texas and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Walnut ...

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

  • Kirksville [Adair County]
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    • Kirksville [Adair County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Walnut
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,602 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirksville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kirksville<5>
  • La Plata [Macon County]
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    • La Plata [Macon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Walnut
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,308 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Plata
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Plata<5>
  • Bevier [Macon County]
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    • Bevier [Macon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Walnut
    • Estimated population in 2019: 691 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bevier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bevier
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bevier<5>
  • Bucklin [Linn County]
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    • Bucklin [Linn County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Walnut
    • Estimated population in 2019: 436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bucklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Novinger [Adair County]
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      • Novinger [Adair County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Walnut
      • Estimated population in 2019: 433 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Novinger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Novinger
    • Atlanta [Macon County]
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      • Atlanta [Macon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Walnut
      • Estimated population in 2019: 380 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Callao [Macon County]
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      • Callao [Macon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Walnut
      • Estimated population in 2019: 293 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Callao
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Callao<5>
    • New Cambria [Macon County]
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      • New Cambria [Macon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Walnut
      • Estimated population in 2019: 187 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Cambria have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Cambria
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cambria<5>
    • Gibbs [Adair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gibbs
      • Gibbs [Adair County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Walnut
      • Estimated population in 2019: 102 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibbs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibbs<5>
    • Millard [Adair County]
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      • Millard [Adair County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Walnut
      • Estimated population in 2019: 85 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millard

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walnut ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Walnut. 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 Macon, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Walnut - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Walnut) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walnut. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9903, Longitude: -92.7182       In this case, the coordinates for Walnut have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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