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Location of Guilford, Missouri
|• Total||0.07 sq mi (0.19 km2)|
|• Land||0.07 sq mi (0.19 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||955 ft (291 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,013.89/sq mi (393.80/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0718916|
Guilford is a village in Nodaway County, Missouri, United States, near the Platte River. The population was 85 at the 2010 census.
Guilford was founded about 1856. The community was named in commemoration of the Battle of Guilford Court House in the American Revolutionary War. A post office called Guilford has been in operation since 1856.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Guilford has a total area of 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 85 people, 36 households, and 23 families living in the village. The population density was 944.4 inhabitants per square mile (364.6/km2). There were 49 housing units at an average density of 544.4 per square mile (210.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.
There were 36 households, of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 13.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.1% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 3.00.
The median age in the village was 38.5 years. 17.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.2% were from 25 to 44; 36.5% were from 45 to 64; and 7.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.9% male and 47.1% female.
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Until May, 2013 Guilford was served by the South Nodaway R-IV School District, and was home to the elementary school (grades Pre-K-6). The high school, grades 7-12, was in Barnard, five miles west of town. In May, 2013 all grades were moved to the Barnard school and the school in Guilford was closed.
|Mary the Jewess|