Buckner: City in Jackson County, Missouri, United States
Buckner is a city located in the county of Jackson in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,076 and a population density of 664 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,010 inhabitants.
The city was created 148 years ago in 1874.
Buckner is a city in Jackson County, Missouri, United States. The population was 3,076 at the 2010 census. For decades it was best known for TV and radio commercials promoting local automobile dealership Lasater Ford, run by the Lasater brothers, Wilson and Milton and later Matt Ford.
The city is named after Major Lucius E. Buckner who established the city in 1871 with his wife Nancy Ann (née Bennett) and their children after moving from nearby Richmond. He owned approximately 1/4 of what is now the city of Kansas City. He served as a general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War and died in 1872 at age 46 from typhoid fever which he contracted while serving with General Nathan Bedford Forrest's cavalry unit during their invasion of Kentucky.
Buckner is located at 38°45'15" North, 90°40'10" West (38.752794, -90.662226).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.636 km² (1.79 mi²), all land.
Quick Facts about Buckner
|Population :||3,010 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Missouri (United States)|
|County :||Jackson County|
|Postal code :||64016|
|Phone Area Codes :||816|
|Area :||4.63 km2|
|Altitude :||751 feet / 229 meters|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1875 (148 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||13:47:41 (29th November 2023)|
|Density :||650 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-2.19% (2010-2020)|
|Weather :||26℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather|
Buckner is located at 39°7'57"N 94°11'55"W (39.1325100, -94.1985600).
Buckner forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. more
According to census records, the population of Buckner decreased by 2.19% in 10 years.
Schools in Buckner
College & universities near Buckner, MO
|176716||House of Heavilin Beauty College-Blue Springs||Blue Springs (MO)||64014|
Amtrak & bus stations near Buckner, MO
|IDP||Independence||600 South Grand Ave.||RAIL|
|LEE||Lee's Summit||217 SW Main St.||RAIL|
|KCY||Union Station||30 West Pershing Rd.||RAIL|
|WAR||Warrensburg||100 South Holden St.||RAIL|
|LRC||Lawrence||413 East 7th Street||RAIL|
Post offices near Buckner
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Buckner Post Office||Buckner (MO)||64016|
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Distance to Other Cities
Buckner distances to largest Missouri cities