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Easton, Missouri
Location of Easton, Missouri
Location of Easton, Missouri
Easton, Missouri is located in Missouri
Easton, Missouri
Easton, Missouri
Location in Missouri
Easton, Missouri is located in the United States
Easton, Missouri
Easton, Missouri
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Missouri
County Buchanan
Township Marion
 • Total 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
 • Land 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
925 ft (282 m)
 • Total 234
 • Estimate 
 • Density 395.59/sq mi (152.64/km2)
Time zone UTC−6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP Code
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-21034
GNIS feature ID 0717362

Easton is a city in Buchanan County, Missouri, United States. The population was 234 at the 2010 census. It is part of the St. Joseph, MO–KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Easton was platted in 1854. The name Easton may be directional, for the community lies east of St. Joseph. A post office called Easton has been in operation since 1855.


Easton is located at 39°43′22″N 94°38′23″W / 39.72278°N 94.63972°W / 39.72278; -94.63972 (39.722644, -94.639783).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.58 square miles (1.50 km2), all of it land.
State Highway 31 runs North/South through the center of town and is used primarily as a link between US Hwy 36 to the North and US Hwy 169 to the South. The speed limit is enforced aggressively on Hwy 31 in the same fashion as Macks Creek, Missouri and Randolph, Missouri for a major source of the small community's income.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 318
1880 201 −36.8%
1900 227
1910 225 −0.9%
1920 206 −8.4%
1930 214 3.9%
1940 203 −5.1%
1950 173 −14.8%
1960 198 14.5%
1970 183 −7.6%
1980 313 71.0%
1990 232 −25.9%
2000 258 11.2%
2010 234 −9.3%
2019 (est.) 233 −0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 234 people, 103 households, and 67 families residing in the city. The population density was 403.4 inhabitants per square mile (155.8/km2). There were 110 housing units at an average density of 189.7 per square mile (73.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.3% White, 1.3% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 3.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.7% of the population.

There were 103 households, of which 25.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.0% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.90.

The median age in the city was 45.7 years. 16.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.3% were from 25 to 44; 37.2% were from 45 to 64; and 15% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.

Notable people

Easton is the birthplace of college basketball coach Henry Iba, who coached Oklahoma State (then known as Oklahoma A&M) to consecutive NCAA titles in 1945 and 1946, becoming the first two-time winning coach in the NCAA tournament.

Professional fisherman and host of the telveision show Championship Fishing Virgil Ward lived in Amsterdam during the later years of his life unitl his death in 2004.

See also

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