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Welcome to Willard ...
The city of Willard is located in the Missouri Ozarks.
The location of Willard has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Willard has a population of 5,632 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Willard.
The community of Willard is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Willard lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Willard lies within the (417) area code.
The ZIP code for Willard: 65781<5>
Websites for Willard ...
Official Website: www.cityofwillard.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Willard had an population of 5,632 people. This is an increase of 6.51% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 76.39% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Willard had a population of 5,288 people. This makes Willard the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Willard represents 0.09% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 124th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,288 people, the population of Willard increased 65.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,193 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Willard.
Adding Willard 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 Willard 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 Willard elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Willard on a Rand McNally Map of Missouri (1897).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Willard on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Willard ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 32 communities that are also named Willard - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Tennessee, Utah (2), Virginia (3), Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Willard.
Communities near Willard ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Willard.
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 Willard. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Willard.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Willard. 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 Willard.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Willard. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Willard.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Willard ...
Looking for more information about Willard? 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 Willard, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Willard.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Willard: www.cityofwillard.org/
The official website for Greene County: www.greenecountymo.org/
The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Apr 2021