Buchanan County, Missouri Basics:

Buchanan County Missouri - Government Site

Population: 89,667
Area: 408 square miles
County seat: Saint Joseph
Area code(s) in use: 816
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 85.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
Median household income: $44,181
Persons in poverty: 16.5%
Home ownership rate: 65.7%
Mean travel time to work: 17.5 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Andrew  Atchison (KS)  Clinton  DeKalb  Doniphan (KS)  Platte  

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Map of the Buchanan County area

Our detail map of Buchanan County shows the Buchanan County, Missouri boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Buchanan County, Missouri

  Airports     show all on map

Booze Island Airport, Butch's Strip Airport, Church's Landing Airport, East Atchison Airport (historical), Farris Strip Airport, Heartland Hospital West Heliport, Lawlor-Justus Airport, Rosecrans Memorial Airport

  Areas     show all on map

Rock House Prairie

  Bends     show all on map

Atchinson Bend, Doniphan Bend, French Bottom, McQueen Bend

  Bridges     show all on map

Browning Bridge

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Buchanan County Sheriff's Office, County Boys Home, Dekalb Volunteer Fire Department, Easton Fire Protection District, Jesse James Home, Missouri Air National Guard Department of Defense Rosecrans Fire Department, Missouri Department of Conservation Forestry Northwest Regional Field Fire Office Saint Joseph, Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop H, Patee Home, Rohan Store, Round House, Rushville Volunteer Fire Department, Saint Joseph Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters, Saint Joseph Fire Department Station 10, Saint Joseph Fire Department Station 11, Saint Joseph Fire Department Station 12, Saint Joseph Fire Department Station 4, Saint Joseph Fire Department Station 5, Saint Joseph Fire Department Station 6, Saint Joseph Fire Department Station 8, Saint Joseph Fire Department Station 9, San Antonio Fire Department, South Central Buchanan County Fire Protection District Station 1, South Central Buchanan County Fire Protection District Station 2, Sugar Lake Fire Protection District, Western Reception Diagnostic and Correctional Center

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Allen Cemetery, Antioch Cemetery, Armstrong Cemetery, Ashland Cemetery, B'nai Sholem Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Blakely Cemetery, Bowen Cemetery, Bretz Cemetery, Brinton Cemetery, Courtney Cemetery, Faucett Cemetery, Feuquay Cemetery, Frazier Cemetery, Gore Cemetery, Hebron Cemetery, Hudseph Cemetery, Jones Cemetery, Judy Cemetery, Karns Cemetery, Kerlin Cemetery, Kessler Cemetery, Memorial Park, Minor Cemetery, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Mount Mora Cemetery, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Moxley Cemetery, Nelson Cemetery, New Harmony Cemetery, New King Hill Cemetery, Number 6 Cemetery, Old Sparta Cemetery, Ozenberger Cemetery, Parker Cemetery, Pine Cemetery, Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Richardson Cemetery, Saint Josephs Cemetery, Saint Marys Cemetery, Sparta Cemetery, Sugar Creek Cemetery, Tobin Cemetery, Turner Cemetery, Union Cemetery, Walnut Grove Cemetery, West Lawn Cemetery, Williams Cemetery, Willis Cemetery, Witts Cemetery, Yates Cemetery

  Churches     show all on map

Agency Church, Browley Chapel (historical), Ebenezer Church, Faith Church, Frazier Church, Freeman Chapel, Halleck Church, Hebron Church (historical), Lewis and Clark Church, Midway Church, Mount Moriah Church, New Frame Church (historical), New Harmony Church (historical), New Home Church, Oak Grove Chapel, Oak Grove Church, Saint Paul Church, Saint Peter Church, Seven Dolors Church, Sparta Church, Sugar Creek Church, Woodbine Church

  Crossings     show all on map

Agency Ford, Interchange 46 A-B, Interchange 47, Interchange 4B, Interchange 50, Interchange 6B

  Dams     show all on map

Baker Dam, Cantrell Dam, Clarence Jones Dam, Clarence Jones East Dam, David C Black Dam, Dead Mans Hole Dam, Dearborn Reservoir Dam, Ehlert Lake Dam, Farmland Industries Incorporated Lake Dam, Grant Lake Dam - North, Grant Lake Dam - South, Jeffers Lake Dam, Jones Dam, Komer Lake Dam, Lake Flamingo Dam, Little Ozark Fishing Lake Dam, McPheeters Lake Dam, Middleton Dam, Ralphs Lake Dam, Scottys Lake Dam, Swanson Lake Dam, Trickey Lake Dam, Ussary Dam, Wales Lake Dam, Woodbury Lake Dam

  Forests     show all on map

Bluffwoods State Forest

  Hospitals     show all on map

Green Acres Rest Home, Heartland Regional Medical Center, Northwest Missouri Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center

  Lakes     show all on map

Benner Lake, Browning Lake, Horseshoe Lake, Lake Contrary, Lewis and Clark Lake, Lower Lake Contrary (historical), Millers Lake, Mud Lake, Muskrat Lake, New Mud Lake, Old Mud Lake, Singleton Lake (historical), Thompson Lake (historical)

  Locales     show all on map

Ajax (historical), Bee Creek, Camp Marvin Hillyard, Campbells (historical), Connett (historical), Freeman Park (historical), Halls Station, Matheys Mill (historical), Moila Golf Course, Platte River, Platte River Mills, South Park (historical), Stafford (historical), Terminal Junction, Water Works, Young (historical)

  Military     show all on map

Saint Joseph Army Air Field (historical)

  Parks     show all on map

Bartlett Park, France Park, Huston Wyeth Park, Hyde Park, Krug Park, Lewis and Clark State Park, Lewis Park, Mitchell Park, Patee Park, Pigeon Hill State Wildlife Area, River Bluffs Park

  Populated Places     show all on map

Agency, Armour, Arnoldsville, Ashton (historical), Boyers Settlement, Clair, De Kalb, Easton, Evansville, Faucett, Frazier, Garrettsburg, Halleck, Halls, Hurlingen, Kenmoor, Kirschner, Kyle, Lake Station, Lewis and Clark Village, Lone Star, Matney, Maxey, Mock Corner, New Hurlingen, Pateetown, Pinkston, Platte River, Richie, Riverton, Rushville, Saint Joseph, San Antonio, Saxton, Sparta, Stockbridge (historical), Sugar Lake, Taos, Tremont, Wallace, Willow Brook, Winthrop

  Post Offices     show all on map

Adams Post Office, Annie Post Office, Blacksnake Hills Post Office, Leachman Post Office, Stanley Post Office, Vories Post Office, Walnut Hill Post Office, Warfield Post Office

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Baker Lake, Cantrell Lake, Clarence Jones East Lake, Dead Mans Hole, Dearborn Reservoir, Ehlert Lake, Farmland Industries Incorporated Lake, Grant Lake, Halls Lake, Jones Lake, Komer Lake, Lake Flamingo, Little Ozark Fishing Lake, McPheeters Lake, Middleton Lake, Ralphs Lake, Swanson Lake, Trickey Lake, Ussary Lake, Wales Lake, Woodbury Lake

  Schools     show all on map

Arnoldsville School (historical), Bartlett School, Benton High School, Bermond School (historical), Bessie Ellison Elementary School, Bethel School, Bishop Le Blond High School, Blair School, Bliss Junior High School, Bode Middle School, Brick School, Bruce School (historical), Buchanan County Academy, Building Bridges School, Burnett School (historical), Carnegie School (historical), Central High School, Charles A Lindbergh Elementary School, Christian Brothers High School, Colemen Elementary School, Cornelius School, Cox School, Crosby School, Dekalb Junior Senior High School, Dippin School, Douglas School, East Atchison School (historical), East Buchanan Middle School, Ebenezer School, Edison Elementary School, Ernst School, Eugene Field Elementary School, Eugene Field School, Fair Grove School, Fairview School, Fairview School (historical), Fankhauser School, First Colored School, Florence School, Floyd School, Frankhauser School, Franklin School (historical), Frazer School (historical), Frogge School, Garfield School, German English School (historical), Gibson School (historical), Green Valley School (historical), Greener School (historical), Hall Elementary School, Halls School, Harry S Truman Middle School, Hebrew School, Helen M Davis School, Hillyard School, Hillyard Technical Center, Holmes School, Horace Mann School, Hosea Elementary School, Humboldt Elementary School, Hyde Elementary School, Hyde School, Immaculate Conception School, Jackson School, John J Pershing Elementary School, Jones School (historical), Kelley School, Kirscher School (historical), Krug School, Lafayette High School, Lake Contrary Elementary School, Lake Station School, Lewis School (historical), Lincoln School, Longfellow School, Madison School, Malden School (historical), Mark Twain Elementary School, Maxwell School, McGauhey School, McKinley School, Mid - Buchanan Elementary School, Mid - Buchanan Senior High School, Miller School, Missouri Western State University Western Campus, Moore School (historical), Moore School (historical), Mount Pleasant School, Neely Elementary School, Noyes Elementary School, Oak Dale School, Oak Grove School (historical), Oak Hill School, Oakland School (historical), Parkway Elementary School, Pickett Elementary School, Pleasant Hill School (historical), Pleasant Ridge School, Pleasant Valley School, Prescott School, Prescott Seventh Day Adventist School, Rising Sun School, Riverbend Treatment Center, Riverside School (historical), Riverview School (historical), Robidoux Middle School, Robidoux School, Rockhold School, Rockhouse School, Rough and Ready School, Rushville Elementary School, Ruth Huston Learning Center, Saint Francis Xavier School, Saint James Elementary School, Saint Joseph Cathedral School, Saint Joseph Christian School, Saint Marys School, Saint Patricks Elementary School, Saint Paul Lutheran School, Sampson School, Saxton School, School Number 5, School Number 6, Shearer School, Shepherd School, Sherwood School, Sherwood School (historical), Skaith Elementary School, Sleepy Hollow School (historical), South Park Christian Assembly of God Academy, South Park School, Sparta School (historical), Spring Garden Middle School, Spring Garden School, Spring Hollow School, Stamper School (historical), Steinacker School, Stony Point School, Stony Point School, Union School (historical), Valley Chapel School, Vatterott College, Walkup School, Wallace School, Walnut Grove School, Washington School, Webster Elementary School, Weiss School (historical), Whittier School, Willow Brook School, Wilson School, Woodbine School, Woodson's Children's Hospital School, Wyatt School

  Streams     show all on map

Becks Branch, Bee Creek, Belcher Branch, Blacksnake Creek, Candy Creek, Castile Creek, Contrary Creek, Crabapple Branch, DeMoss Branch, Frazier Branch, German Branch, Goose Creek, Horseshoe Slough, James Branch, Jenkins Branch, Little Sugar Creek, Little Third Fork, Lost Creek, Malden Creek, Muddy Creek, One Hundred and Two River, Pigeon Creek, Riley Branch, Rock Creek, Roys Branch, Singing Waters, South Sugar Creek, Third Fork, Whitehead Creek, Wolfpen Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Council Hill, King Hill

  Towers     show all on map

KGNM-AM (St Joseph), KKJO-AM (St Joseph), KQTV-TV (St Joseph), KSFT-FM (St Joseph), KTAJ-TV (St Joseph)

  Valleys     show all on map

Indian Head Ravine, Possum Hollow,

Buchanan County, Missouri Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteBuchanan County White population 80,96980,969  
BlackBuchanan County Black population 5,1115,111
MixedBuchanan County Mixed population 1,9731,972
AsianBuchanan County Asian population 897896
American IndianBuchanan County American Indian population 538538
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderBuchanan County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 269269

Additional population tables :
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