Cape Girardeau Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

Cape Girardeau: City in Missouri, USA

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Location of Cape Girardeau on Missouri map.


Cape Girardeau is a city located in the county of Cape Girardeau in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its population at the 2010 census was 37,941 and a population density of 504 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 40,559 inhabitants.

The city was created 228 years ago in 1792.


Cape Girardeau is located at 37°18'21"N 89°31'5"W (37.3058800, -89.5181500).

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Cape Girardeau forecast: Sunny, with a high near 83. North northeast wind 2 to 7 mph. more

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Cape Girardeau map

Cape Girardeau Quick Facts

Population : 40,559 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
County : Cape Girardeau County
Postal code : 63701–63703, 63705
Phone Area Codes : 573
Area : 75.21 km2
Named for : Jean Baptiste de Girardot
Altitude : 351 feet / 107 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1793 (228 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:17:46 (2nd August 2021)
Density : 539 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 6.45% (2010-2019)
Weather : 83℉ Sunny 7-days weather


The population of Cape Girardeau increased by 6.45% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 37,941 - census
2011 38,398 1.19% estimation process
2012 38,592 0.5% estimation process
2013 38,822 0.59% estimation process
2014 38,996 0.45% estimation process
2015 39,166 0.43% estimation process
2016 39,275 0.28% estimation process
2017 39,176 -0.25% estimation process
2018 39,773 1.5% estimation process
2019 40,559 1.94% estimation process

Cape Girardeau zip code is 63701. County name: Cape Girardeau, County fips: 29031

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People born in Cape Girardeau (57)

People born in Cape Girardeau, including radio talk show host, commentator, author, and television personality Rush Limbaugh, musician and songwriter Billy Swan, astronaut Linda M. Godwin, you can see a list of people who born in Cape Girardeau.


College & universities near Cape Girardeau

Code Name City ZIP
179557 Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau (MO) 63701

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Cape Girardeau

Code Name Address Type
CDL Carbondale station 401 South Illinois St. RAIL
VNA Vienna, IL 504 West Vine Street BUS
MAI Marion, IL 2100 West Main Street BUS
DQN Du Quoin 20 North Chestnut St. RAIL
PAD Paducah, KY 2719 Irvin Cobb Avenue BUS

Other cities in Cape Girardeau County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cape Girardeau County , MO.

City Name Population Title
Jackson 1,149 City in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States
Delta 425 City in Missouri, United States
Gordonville 371 Human settlement in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States of America
Allenville 122 Human settlement in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States of America
Whitewater 122 Village in the United States
Pocahontas 105 Town in Missouri
Old Appleton 83 Village in the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Cape Girardeau distances to largest Missouri cities

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