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Welcome to Wood Heights ...

Wood Heights is located in Ray County<1>.


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


A typical abbreviation for Wood Heights: Wood Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wood Heights has a population of 703 people<3> (see below for details).

Wood Heights is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wood Heights had an population of 703 people. This is a decrease of 1.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wood Heights had a population of 717 people. This makes Wood Heights the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Wood Heights represents 0.01% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 404th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 717 people, the population of Wood Heights decreased 1.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 725 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Wood Heights.

Communities near Wood Heights ...

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

  • Liberty
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Kearney
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kearney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kearney
    • Kearney is located in Clay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,155 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kearney <5>
  • Richmond
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Lexington
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
  • Pleasant Valley
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Valley
    • Pleasant Valley is located in Clay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,047 people
  • Buckner
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Lawson
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
  • Lathrop
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lathrop have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lathrop
    • Lathrop is located in Clinton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,019 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lathrop <5>
  • Claycomo
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claycomo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claycomo
    • Claycomo is located in Clay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,526 people
  • Wellington
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellington
    • Wellington is located in Lafayette County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 812 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellington <5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wood Heights ...

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wood Heights. 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 Ray, 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 Wood Heights.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wood Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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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