Festus Jefferson County, Missouri

Festus: City in Missouri

About

Festus is a city located in the county of Jefferson in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its population at the 2010 census was 11,602 and a population density of 785 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 12,114 inhabitants.

The city was created 134 years ago in 1886.

Festus Quick Facts

Population : 12,114 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
County : Jefferson County
Postal code : 63028
Phone Area Codes : 636
Area : 14.78 km2
Altitude : 427 feet / 130 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1887 (134 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 06:46:25 (28th November 2021)
Density : 820 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.23% (2010-2020)
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Location of Festus on Missouri map.
Balloon Glow Festus Missouri 10-01-2011 image
Balloon Glow Festus Missouri 10-01-2011
Balloon Glow Festus Missouri 10-01-2011 image

Geography

Festus is located at 38°13'14"N 90°23'45"W (38.2206100, -90.3959500).

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Demographics

The population of Festus increased by 4.23% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,602 - census
2011 11,647 0.39% estimation process
2012 11,689 0.36% estimation process
2013 11,727 0.32% estimation process
2014 11,786 0.5% estimation process
2015 11,938 1.27% estimation process
2016 11,976 0.32% estimation process
2017 12,010 0.28% estimation process
2018 12,027 0.14% estimation process
2019 12,036 0.07% estimation process
2020 12,114 0.64% estimation process

Festus zip code is 63028. County name: Jefferson, County fips: 29099

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Local Places in Festus

1 City of Festus - Public Works
Rating: 4.7 (3)

Address: 950 N Fifth St, Festus, MO 63028 ➦ Show Map

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2 Festus City Hall
Rating: 5 (1)

Address: 711 W Main St, Festus, MO 63028 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Festus (5)

People born in Festus, including javelin and discus thrower Brittany Borman, politician Kevin P. Engler, Chimpanzee known for attacking a friend of his owner Travis, you can see a list of people who born in Festus.

Schools in Festus

College & universities near Festus, MO

Code Name City ZIP
177676 Jefferson College Hillsboro (MO) 63050-2440

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Festus, MO

Code Name Address Type
KWD Kirkwood 110 West Argonne Dr. RAIL
STL Gateway Transportation Center 551 South 16th St. RAIL
WAH Washington 301 West Front St. RAIL
ALN Alton 3400 College Ave. RAIL
DQN Du Quoin 20 North Chestnut St. RAIL

Post offices near Festus

Post Office Name City ZIP
Festu Post Office Festus (MO) 63028

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Jefferson County

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

City Name Population Title
Arnold 21,145 City in Missouri
De Soto 6,340 City in Jefferson County, Missouri
Pevely 6,001 City in Jefferson County, Missouri, United States
Barnhart 5,682 Census designated place
Crystal City 4,700 City in Jefferson County, Missouri, United States
High Ridge 4,305 Census designated place
Herculaneum 4,261 Roman town
Riverside 3,528 City in Platte County, Missouri, United States
Hillsboro 3,355 City in Missouri, United States
Byrnes Mill 3,015 City in Jefferson County, Missouri, United States
Olympian Village 752 City in Jefferson County, Missouri, United States
Cedar Hill Lakes 227 Village in Jefferson County, Missouri, United States
Scotsdale 216 Human settlement in Jefferson County, Missouri, United States of America
Parkdale 162 Human settlement in Jefferson County, Missouri, United States of America
Kimmswick 140 City in Jefferson County, Missouri, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Festus distances to largest Missouri cities