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Welcome to Yates ...

Yates is located in Randolph County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Yates, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1882.

Yates is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Yates ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 19 communities that are also named Yates - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan (3), Montana (2), New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Yates ...

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

  • Moberly
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Fayette
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
    • Fayette is located in Howard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,682 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette <3>
  • Salisbury
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salisbury
    • Salisbury is located in Chariton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,510 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salisbury <3>
  • Huntsville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntsville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntsville
    • Huntsville is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,475 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntsville <3>
  • Glasgow
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
    • Glasgow is located in Howard County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,084 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow <3>
  • Sturgeon
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sturgeon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgeon
    • Sturgeon is located in Boone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 965 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgeon <3>
  • Higbee
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Higbee have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Higbee
    • Higbee is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 538 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Higbee <3>
  • Keytesville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Harrisburg
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
    • Harrisburg is located in Boone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 298 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg <3>
  • Clark
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clark have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clark
    • Clark is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 284 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yates ...

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

Adding Yates to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Yates 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 Yates was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Yates post office opened in 1882.

We also found Yates in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Yates.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Yates. 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 Randolph, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Yates - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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