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Welcome to Westphalia ...

The city of Westphalia is located in Osage County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Westphalia has a population of 377 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Westphalia is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Westphalia lies within the (573) area code.

The ZIP code for Westphalia: 65085<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Westphalia had an population of 377 people. This is a decrease of 3.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Westphalia had a population of 389 people. This makes Westphalia the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 389 people, the population of Westphalia increased 21.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 320 people).

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

Communities Also Named Westphalia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Westphalia - they are located in Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan and Texas.

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

Communities near Westphalia ...

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

  • Jefferson City (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson City
    • Jefferson City lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Westphalia and is located in Callaway County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,972 people
    • Jefferson City has also been known as:
    • Jeff City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson City<7>
  • Holts Summit (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holts Summit
    • Holts Summit lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Westphalia and is located in Callaway County
    • 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<7>
  • Wardsville (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wardsville
    • Wardsville lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Westphalia and is located in Cole County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,570 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wardsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wardsville
  • Linn (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linn
    • Linn lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Westphalia and is located in Osage County
    • 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<7>
  • Belle (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belle
    • Belle lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Westphalia and is located in Maries County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,489 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle<7>
  • Taos (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taos
    • Taos lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Westphalia and is located in Cole County
    • 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
  • New Bloomfield (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Bloomfield
    • New Bloomfield lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Westphalia and is located in Callaway County
    • 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<7>
  • Vienna (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vienna
    • Vienna lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Westphalia and is located in Maries County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 601 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vienna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vienna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vienna<7>
  • Freeburg (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeburg
    • Freeburg lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Westphalia and is located in Osage County
    • 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
  • Lake Mykee Town (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Mykee Town
    • Lake Mykee Town lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Westphalia and is located in Callaway County
    • 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 Westphalia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Westphalia.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westphalia ...

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

Adding Westphalia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Westphalia 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 Westphalia was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Westphalia in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Westphalia

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Missouri

About Osage County

About Missouri

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Westphalia. 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 Osage, 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 Westphalia.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westphalia - 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 Westphalia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Westphalia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Westphalia) 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 Westphalia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WestphaliaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westphalia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4414, Longitude: -92.0006       In this case, the coordinates for Westphalia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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