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Chain of Rocks, Missouri
Location of Chain of Rocks, Missouri
Location of Chain of Rocks, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Lincoln
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.43 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
486 ft (148 m)
 • Total 93
 • Estimate 
 • Density 598.80/sq mi (230.72/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 636
FIPS code 29-13006
GNIS feature ID 0715698

Chain of Rocks is a village in Lincoln County, Missouri, United States. The population was 93 at the 2010 census.


Chain of Rocks was platted in the 1830s, and named for a rock formation near the original town site. A post office called Chain of Rocks was established in 1869, and remained in operation until 1907.


Chain of Rocks is located at 38°54′53″N 90°48′8″W / 38.91472°N 90.80222°W / 38.91472; -90.80222 (38.914718, -90.802133). It is named after an exposure of bedrock in the Cuivre River north of St. Louis that forms a remarkable "chain of rocks" across its width. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 91
2010 93 2.2%
2019 (est.) 100 7.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 93 people, 32 households, and 26 families living in the village. The population density was 547.1 inhabitants per square mile (211.2/km2). There were 39 housing units at an average density of 229.4 per square mile (88.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 32 households, of which 43.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 18.8% were non-families. 15.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.27.

The median age in the village was 39.3 years. 30.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.4% were from 25 to 44; 29.1% were from 45 to 64; and 11.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

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