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Overview

Introduction to Clinton, Missouri

Clinton, Missouri, in Henry county, is located 60 miles SE of Independence, Missouri (center to center) and is 66 miles SE of Kansas City, Missouri.

Clinton History

Clinton was established as a village in 1836. In the same year, it also became the county seat of Rives County, which is now known as Henry County. Clinton was named in honor of DeWitt Clinton, the governor of New York. The first tavern and hotel of the area was opened in 1837 by John Nave. It was named as Pollard’s Tavern. The courthouse was constructed in 1839. The Missouri - Kansas - Texas Railroad first entered the city in 1865. The first city hall was established in 1891.

Clinton and nearby Attractions

  • Henry County Museum
  • Eastgate Shopping Center
  • Bucksaw Marina
  • Harry S Truman State Park
  • Pleasant Hill Historical Society Museum
  • Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site

Things To Do In Clinton

Clinton is home to the Henry County Museum. One can enjoy shopping at the Eastgate Shopping Center. Festivals such as the Olde Glory Days are organized by the city every year in the month of June. The Katy Trail is ideal for horseback riding and hiking. The Truman Lake offers excellent facilities for boating, camping, and fishing. One can also plan a trip to the Pleasant Hill Historical Society Museum and Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site.

Clinton Transportation

Flights can be availed from Springfield - Branson Regional Airport.

Clinton Higher Education

Potential students can opt for Southwest Baptist University, Central Missouri State University, and Metropolitan Community College for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,989
Male Share of the Population47.6%
Female Share of the Population52.4%
Senior Citizens18.9%
Employed Population 16+3,748
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married44.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.1%
Median Earnings25+$27,224
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,977
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,402

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,158
% Above Poverty Level74.1%
% Below Poverty Level25.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.5%
Median Gross Rent$716
Median House Value$84,300

Ancestry

German25.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.3%
Irish14.4%
English9.6%
Dutch5.3%
Scottish1.6%
Italian1.6%
French Except Basque1.5%
African0.7%
Swiss0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Brazilian0.3%
Polish0.3%
Russian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Clinton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Henry County
Standard Zip Codes64735
Phone Area Codes660
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.37
Approximate Longitude-93.76

Clinton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCLINTON
Distance4 miles
Jan Temp16 to 38 F
Apr Temp41 to 67 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp43 to 70 F
Annual Precip43.5 inches
StationWINDSOR
Distance17.5 miles
Jan Temp18 to 37 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 69 F
Annual Precip40.8 inches
StationAPPLETON CITY
Distance18.9 miles
Jan Temp18 to 38 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 69 F
Annual Precip41.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Calhoun383$35,625
Chilhowee265$32,500
Deepwater450$37,813
Leeton578$45,500
Montrose375$50,750
Urich508$44,609

Clinton Public Libraries

Henry County Library
123 E GREEN ST
Clinton, Missouri
(660) 885-2612

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Clinton Hospitals

Golden Valley Memorial Hospital
(Government - District/authority)
1600 North Second Street
(660) 885-5511

Clinton Public Schools

Clinton Intermediate School
709 S 8th Street
ZIP: 64735
(660) 885-3179
Primary
Total Enrollment 361
Clinton Middle
600 E Clinton
ZIP: 64735
(660) 885-3353
Middle
Total Enrollment 381
Clinton Sr. High
1106 S 2nd Street
ZIP: 64735
(660) 885-2247
High
Total Enrollment 606
Clinton Technical Sch.
602 S 5th
ZIP: 64735
(660) 885-6101
High
Davis Elem.
227 Sw Hwy T
ZIP: 64735
(660) 885-2629
Primary
Total Enrollment 40
Henry Elem.
809 S 8th St
ZIP: 64735
(660) 885-5585
Primary
Total Enrollment 451
Leesville Elem.
823 Se Hwy 7
ZIP: 64735
(660) 477-3406
Primary
Total Enrollment 77

Clinton Private Schools

Clinton Christian Academy
271 W Division Rd
ZIP: 64735
Elementary
Total Enrollment 97
Holy Rosary
400 E Wilson St
ZIP: 64735
Elementary
Total Enrollment 99
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