Lamar, Missouri

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Lamar, Missouri
Location of Lamar, Missouri
Location of Lamar, Missouri
Coordinates: 37°29′37″N 94°16′20″W / 37.49361°N 94.27222°W / 37.49361; -94.27222Coordinates: 37°29′37″N 94°16′20″W / 37.49361°N 94.27222°W / 37.49361; -94.27222
CountryUnited States
StateMissouri
CountyBarton
Area
 • Total5.43 sq mi (14.06 km2)
 • Land5.12 sq mi (13.26 km2)
 • Water0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
Elevation
961 ft (293 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total4,532
 • Estimate 
(2011[1])
4,504
 • Density885.2/sq mi (341.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
64759
Area code(s)417
FIPS code29-40376[2]
GNIS feature ID0720770[3]
Websitecityoflamar.org

Lamar is a city and county seat of Barton County, Missouri, United States. It is well known as the birthplace of President Harry S. Truman. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 4,532.[4]

Visitors in Harry S. Truman's birthplace in 2003

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-03-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 6, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)