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Location of Anniston, Missouri
|• Total||0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)|
|• Land||0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||312 ft (95 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||531.97/sq mi (205.14/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0713304|
Anniston is a city in Mississippi County, Missouri, United States. The population was 180 at the 2020 census.
Anniston was originally called "Hainley's Switch", after Jacob Hainley, the proprietor of a local mill. A post office called Hainley's Switch was established in 1890, and the name was changed to Anniston in 1894. The present name is a transfer from Anniston, Alabama.
Anniston is located at 36°49′28″N 89°19′35″W / 36.82444°N 89.32639°W (36.824573, -89.326272).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.01 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 232 people, 94 households, and 61 families living in the city. The population density was 594.9 inhabitants per square mile (229.7/km2). There were 107 housing units at an average density of 274.4 per square mile (105.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.41% White, 2.16% Black or African American, and 0.43% from two or more races.
There were 94 households, of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.1% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.10.
The median age in the city was 43.4 years. 22.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 25% were from 45 to 64; and 22.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.
In 1963, voters of the Charleston, Anniston, and Fox school districts passed a unified school district reorganization plan by a vote of 1,111 to 167.