Palmyra Marion County, Missouri

Palmyra: City in Marion County, Missouri, United States of America

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Location of Palmyra on Missouri map.


Palmyra is a city located in the county of Marion in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,595 and a population density of 475 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,578 inhabitants.

The city was created 203 years ago in 1817.

The Culbertson-Head Farmstead image
The Culbertson-Head Farmstead
The Culbertson-Head Farmstead image


Palmyra is located at 39°47'39"N 91°31'24"W (39.7942100, -91.5232100).

Palmyra map


Palmyra forecast: Mostly sunny. High near 62, with temperatures falling to around 58 in the afternoon. Northwest wind around 6 mph. more

Palmyra Quick Facts

Population : 3,578 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
County : Marion County
Postal code : 63461
Phone Area Codes : 573
Area : 7.57 km2
Altitude : 640 feet / 195 meters
Capital city : Palmyra is capital of Marion County
Establishment : January 01, 1818 (203 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:32:21 (22nd October 2021)
Density : 473 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.48% (2010-2020)
Weather : 62℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Palmyra decreased by 0.48% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,595 - census
2011 3,626 0.85% estimation process
2012 3,620 -0.17% estimation process
2013 3,626 0.17% estimation process
2014 3,606 -0.55% estimation process
2015 3,611 0.14% estimation process
2016 3,612 0.03% estimation process
2017 3,602 -0.28% estimation process
2018 3,612 0.28% estimation process
2019 3,599 -0.36% estimation process
2020 3,578 -0.59% estimation process

Palmyra zip code is 63461. County name: Marion, County fips: 29127

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People born in Palmyra (8)

People born in Palmyra, including baseball player Billy Hart, inventor El Dorado Jones, politician Rachel Bringer, you can see a list of people who born in Palmyra.

Schools in Palmyra

College & universities near Palmyra, MO

Code Name City ZIP
177542 Hannibal-LaGrange University Hannibal (MO) 63401
145309 Gem City College Quincy (IL) 62301
143303 Blessing Hospital School of Radiologic Technology Quincy (IL) 62305-7005
433165 Blessing Hospital School of Medical Laboratory Technology Quincy (IL) 62305-7005
148131 Quincy University Quincy (IL) 62301-2699

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Palmyra, MO

Code Name Address Type
QCY Quincy North 30th St. and Wisman Lane RAIL
LAP La Plata 535 N. Owensby St. RAIL
FMD Fort Madison station 1601 20th Street RAIL
MAC Macomb 120 East Calhoun Street RAIL
BRL Burlington 300 South Main Street RAIL

Post offices near Palmyra

Post Office Name City ZIP
Palmyra Post Office Palmyra (MO) 63461
Taylor Post Office Taylor (MO) 63471
Hannibal Post Office Hannibal (MO) 63401
Orville H Browning Post Office Quincy (IL) 62301
Maywood Post Office Maywood (MO) 63454

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Other cities in Marion County

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

City Name Population Title
Hannibal 17,246 City in Missouri, USA
Taylor 166 Unincorporated community in Missouri, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Palmyra distances to largest Missouri cities