Galena, Missouri

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Galena Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles S of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 147 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Stone
Standard Zip Codes 65624, 65656
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.805
Longitude -93.466

Galena Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station GALENA 1 SW
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 43 F
Apr Temp 42 to 69 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 44 F
Apr Temp 41 to 69 F
Jul Temp 64 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 72 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station MONETT 4 SW
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
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Galena Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 451 100%
Male 222 49.2%
Female 229 50.8%
Under 18 130 28.8%
18+ 321 71.2%
65+ 45 10%
Median Age 34.9
Average Family Size 3.2
White 443 98.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 6 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Galena Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 528
Growth 77
Growth % 17.1%

Galena Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 20.1%
Irish 19.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.5%
German 16.1%
English 12.1%
Italian 4.6%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Norwegian 1.2%
Welsh 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
Dutch 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
Polish 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Galena, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cape Fair (65624)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Galena 451 $24,423
Branson West 408 $30,313
Crane 1,390 $31,806
Highlandville 872 $33,229
Hurley 157 $32,857
Kimberling City 2,253 $40,508
Reeds Spring 465 $29,896

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Stone County Library
Galena, Missouri
(417) 357-6410
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Galena High Schools (2004)

HWY 13
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 216 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.8

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