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Welcome to Warrensburg ...

The city of Warrensburg is located in Johnson County<1> and is the County Seat for Johnson County.


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


Warrensburg was established in 1855.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Warrensburg has a population of 20,445 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Warrensburg is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Warrensburg is within the (660) area code.

The ZIP code for Warrensburg: 64093<5>

Websites for Warrensburg ...

Official Website:   www.warrensburg-mo.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.warrensburg.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Warrensburg had an population of 20,445 people. This is an increase of 8.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Warrensburg had a population of 18,838 people (which is 35.82% of the total population of Johnson County). This makes Warrensburg the county's most populous community.

The population of Warrensburg represents 0.31% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 36th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 18,838 people, the population of Warrensburg increased 15.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 16,340 people).

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

Communities Also Named Warrensburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Warrensburg - they are located in Illinois, New York, Ohio and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Warrensburg ...

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

  • Windsor
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor
    • Windsor is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,813 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windsor <6>
  • Knob Noster
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knob Noster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knob Noster
    • Knob Noster is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,799 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knob Noster <6>
  • Concordia
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concordia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concordia
    • Concordia is located in Lafayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,375 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concordia <6>
  • Holden
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
  • La Monte
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Leeton
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leeton
    • Leeton is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 557 people
  • Green Ridge
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Ridge
    • Green Ridge is located in Pettis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 495 people
  • Lake Lafayette
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Lafayette
    • Lake Lafayette is located in Lafayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 340 people
  • Chilhowee
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chilhowee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chilhowee
    • Chilhowee is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 322 people
  • Centerview
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerview
    • Centerview is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 272 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerview <6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Warrensburg. Our list includes 31 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Warrensburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Warrensburg ...

Looking for more information about Warrensburg? 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 Warrensburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Warrensburg.

Adding Warrensburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Warrensburg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Warrensburg was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Warrensburg.

The official website for Warrensburg: www.warrensburg-mo.com/

The official website for Johnson County: www.jococourthouse.com

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 Johnson, 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 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 Warrensburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Warrensburg - 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 Warrensburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Warrensburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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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