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Climax Springs, Missouri
Location of Climax Springs, Missouri
Location of Climax Springs, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Camden
 • Total 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Land 0.46 sq mi (1.19 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
971 ft (296 m)
 • Total 124
 • Estimate 
 • Density 269.6/sq mi (104.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-14914
GNIS feature ID 0755543

Climax Springs was a village in Camden County, Missouri, United States. The population was 124 at the 2010 census.


A post office called Climax was established in 1883, and the name was changed to Climax Springs in 1886. The community was named for springs near the original town site.

In 2015, Climax Springs disincorporated.


Climax Springs is located at 38°6′13″N 93°3′5″W / 38.10361°N 93.05139°W / 38.10361; -93.05139 (38.103626, -93.051339). According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2), all of it land. The town is located on a ridge-like landform in the northern Ozarks. It is about six miles south of the Lake of the Ozarks, and about 3.5 miles north of the Little Niangua River. The area just southeast of Climax Springs is called Kolb Hollow with the Kolb Creek running through it.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 151
1960 93 −38.4%
1970 104 11.8%
1980 87 −16.3%
1990 91 4.6%
2000 80 −12.1%
2010 124 55.0%
2015 (est.) 120 −3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 124 people, 46 households, and 32 families living in the village. The population density was 269.6 inhabitants per square mile (104.1/km2). There were 60 housing units at an average density of 130.4 per square mile (50.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.8% White and 3.2% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.0% of the population.

There were 46 households, of which 43.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% were married couples living together, 19.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.4% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.09.

The median age in the village was 39 years. 33.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.3% were from 25 to 44; 31.3% were from 45 to 64; and 8.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 53.2% male and 46.8% female.


Climax Springs R-IV School District operates one elementary school and Climax Springs High School.

Climax Springs has a public library, a branch of the Camden County Library District.

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