A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Watson ...
The location of Watson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Watson has a population of 90 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Watson.
Watson is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Watson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Watson is located in the (660) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Watson had an population of 90 people. This is a decrease of 10% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.62% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Watson had a population of 100 people. This makes Watson the county's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 100 people, the population of Watson decreased 17.36% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 121 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Watson.
Adding Watson 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 Watson 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 Watson elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Watson on a .
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Watson on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Watson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Missouri communities named Watson: This one is located in Atchison County and the other is located in Pike County.
Beyond Missouri, there are 57 communities that are also named Watson - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California (2), Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), Saskatchewan, Tennessee (4), Texas (3), Utah (2), Virginia, West Virginia and Yukon.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Watson.
Communities near Watson ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Watson.
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 Watson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Watson.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Watson. 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 Watson.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Watson. See our Newspapers Page for Watson.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Watson ...
Looking for more information about Watson? 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 Watson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Watson.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Watson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021