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Missouri City, Texas

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The location of Missouri City

Welcome to Missouri City ...

The city of Missouri City is primarily located in Fort Bend County. A portion of Missouri City extends into Harris County.

The location of Missouri City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Missouri City has a population of 74,705 people<2> (see below for details).

Missouri City is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Missouri City: (281)<4>, (713) & (832).

The ZIP codes for Missouri City: 77459, 77489<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Missouri City had a population of 67,358 people (or 11.51% of the total population of Fort Bend County). This makes Missouri City the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Missouri City represents 0.27% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 47th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 67,358 people, the population of Missouri City increased 27.3% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 52,913 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Missouri City had an population of 74,705 people. This is an increase of 10.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 41.18% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Missouri City.

Communities Also Named Missouri City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Missouri City - they are located in Colorado, Kansas and Missouri.

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

Websites for Missouri City ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Missouri City. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Missouri City. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Missouri City.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Missouri City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Missouri City ...

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

Communities near Missouri City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Houston   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Missouri City

Located in Harris County

Pearland   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Missouri City

Located in Brazoria County

Rosenberg   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Missouri City

Alvin   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Missouri City

Located in Brazoria County

Bellaire   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Missouri City

Located in Harris County

South Houston   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Missouri City

Located in Harris County

West University Place   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Missouri City

Located in Harris County

Richmond   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Missouri City

Manvel   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Missouri City

Located in Brazoria County

Meadows   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Missouri City

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Missouri City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Texas

About Fort Bend County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Missouri City:

The official website for Fort Bend County:

The official website for State of Texas:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Missouri City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Missouri City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Missouri City, area code (281, 832) is an overlay.
<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 Missouri City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Missouri City 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Missouri City) 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 Missouri City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Missouri City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Missouri City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.5634, Longitude: -95.5383     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Missouri City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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