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Welcome to Wardsville ...

The village of Wardsville is located in Cole County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wardsville has a population of 1,561 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Wardsville is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Wardsville is located in the (573) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wardsville had an population of 1,561 people. This is an increase of 3.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 59.94% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wardsville had a population of 1,506 people. This makes Wardsville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Wardsville represents 0.03% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 280th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,506 people, the population of Wardsville increased 54.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 976 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Wardsville.

Communities Also Named Wardsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Wardsville - they are located in Ohio and Ontario.

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

Communities near Wardsville ...

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

  • Jefferson City [Cole County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson City
    • Jefferson City [Cole County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Wardsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,972 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson City<6>
  • Holts Summit [Callaway County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holts Summit
    • Holts Summit [Callaway County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Wardsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,519 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holts Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holts Summit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holts Summit<6>
  • Linn [Osage County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linn
    • Linn [Osage County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Wardsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,557 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Linn<6>
  • Saint Martins [Cole County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Martins
    • Saint Martins [Cole County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Wardsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,204 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Martins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Martins
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taos [Cole County]
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      • Taos [Cole County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Wardsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,157 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taos have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taos
    • Russellville [Cole County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Russellville
      • Russellville [Cole County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Wardsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 827 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Russellville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russellville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Russellville<6>
    • New Bloomfield [Callaway County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Bloomfield
      • New Bloomfield [Callaway County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Wardsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 679 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Bloomfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Bloomfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Bloomfield<6>
    • Freeburg [Osage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeburg
      • Freeburg [Osage County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Wardsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 420 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freeburg
    • Westphalia [Osage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westphalia
      • Westphalia [Osage County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Wardsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 375 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westphalia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westphalia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westphalia<6>
    • Lake Mykee Town [Callaway County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Mykee Town
      • Lake Mykee Town [Callaway County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Wardsville
      • Estimated population in 2018: 351 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Mykee Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Mykee Town

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wardsville ...

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

Adding Wardsville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cole County: www.colecounty.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 Cole, 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 Wardsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wardsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Wardsville) 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 Wardsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WardsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wardsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4883, Longitude: -92.1789       In this case, the coordinates for Wardsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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