Potosi Washington County, Missouri

Potosi: County seat of Washington County, Missouri, United States

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About

Potosi is a city located in the county of Washington in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,660 and a population density of 441 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,548 inhabitants.

The city was created 195 years ago in 1825.

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Geography

Potosi is located at 37°56'11"N 90°47'16"W (37.9364400, -90.7879100).

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Weather

Potosi forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. more

Potosi Quick Facts

Population : 2,548 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
County : Washington County
Postal code : 63664
Phone Area Codes : 573
Area : 6.03 km2
Altitude : 879 feet / 268 meters
Capital city : Potosi is capital of Washington County
Establishment : January 01, 1826 (195 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 07:29:13 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 423 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.4% (2010-2020)
Weather : 67℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Potosi decreased by 4.4% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,660 - census
2011 2,648 -0.45% estimation process
2012 2,648 0% estimation process
2013 2,650 0.08% estimation process
2014 2,641 -0.34% estimation process
2015 2,604 -1.42% estimation process
2016 2,607 0.12% estimation process
2017 2,616 0.34% estimation process
2018 2,604 -0.46% estimation process
2019 2,577 -1.05% estimation process
2020 2,548 -1.14% estimation process

Potosi zip code is 63664. County name: Washington, County fips: 29221

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Local Places in Potosi

1 Mineral Point Town Hall

Address: 702 State St, Potosi, MO 63664 ➦ Show Map

☎ +15734383487 🔗 Url

2 Potosi City Hall

Address: 121 E High St, Potosi, MO 63664 ➦ Show Map

☎ +15734382767 🔗 Url

Potosi City Hall

People born in Potosi (7)

People born in Potosi, including baseball player Don Choate, baseball player Donne Wall, Business person in mining Firmin V. Desloge, you can see a list of people who born in Potosi.

  • Jim LaMarque (Negro League Baseball player) he was born in 29/07/1921
  • John A. Lankford (American architect) he was born in 04/12/1874
  • Paul Fitzwater (American politician) he was born in 05/03/1959
  • Pete Casey (American football player) he was born in 02/12/1895

Schools in Potosi

College & universities near Potosi, MO

Code Name City ZIP
178217 Mineral Area College Park Hills (MO) 63601-1000

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Potosi, MO

Code Name Address Type
WAH Washington 301 West Front St. RAIL
KWD Kirkwood 110 West Argonne Dr. RAIL
STL Gateway Transportation Center 551 South 16th St. RAIL
HEM Hermann Wharf & Gutenberg Sts. RAIL

Post offices near Potosi

Post Office Name City ZIP
Post Office Potosi (MO) 63664

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Washington County

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

City Name Population Title
Irondale 438 City in Washington County, Missouri
Mineral Point 353 Village in the United States
Summit 302 Human settlement in Missouri, United States of America
Caledonia 126 City in Washington County, Missouri, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Potosi distances to largest Missouri cities