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Viburnum, Missouri
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Location of Viburnum, Missouri
Location of Viburnum, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Iron
 • Total 1.73 sq mi (4.47 km2)
 • Land 1.72 sq mi (4.45 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
1,270 ft (387 m)
 • Total 667
 • Estimate 
 • Density 379.15/sq mi (146.42/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-76012
GNIS feature ID 0752704

Viburnum is a city in Iron County, Missouri, United States. The population was 667 at the 2020 census. The city is located in the New Lead Belt.


A post office called Viburnum was established in 1907, and remained in operation until 1955. The city was named for the genus Viburnum, commonly known as the black haw and arrowwood.


Viburnum is located at 37°42′53″N 91°7′40″W / 37.71472°N 91.12778°W / 37.71472; -91.12778 (37.714668, -91.127914). It is four miles north of Bixby and 20 miles west of Belgrade.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.73 square miles (4.48 km2), of which, 1.72 square miles (4.45 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 590
1970 520 −11.9%
1980 836 60.8%
1990 743 −11.1%
2000 825 11.0%
2010 693 −16.0%
2019 (est.) 651 −6.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 693 people, 278 households, and 199 families living in the city. The population density was 402.9 inhabitants per square mile (155.6/km2). There were 328 housing units at an average density of 190.7 per square mile (73.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.12% White, 0.43% Black or African American, 0.58% Native American, 0.14% from other races, and 0.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.15% of the population.

There were 278 households, of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.4% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.85.

The median age in the city was 39 years. 25.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.3% were from 25 to 44; 24.2% were from 45 to 64; and 17.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.


Viburnum has a public library, a branch of the Ozark Regional Library.

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