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Brunswick
Chariton County, Missouri

ZipCodes
65236

Motto
The Pecan Capital of Missouri
Home of the World's Largest Pecan



Page Contents for Brunswick, Missouri

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Missouri state capital is Jefferson City.
The population of Brunswick is approximately 1,074 1990, 858 2010.
The approximate number of families is 565 1990, 379 2010.
The amount of land area in Brunswick is 3.086 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.137 sq kilometers.
The distance from Brunswick to Washington DC is 914 miles.
The distance to the Missouri state capital is 79 miles. (as the crow flies)
Brunswick is positioned 39.42 degrees north of the equator and 93.12 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in southwestern Chariton County and North central Missouri, Brunswick is 100 miles from Kansas City at the confluence of the Grand and Missouri Rivers
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History & History Related Items

Lewis & Clarke, in 1804, saw this area and proclaimed it a good place for a village. It wasn't until about 1820 when James Keyte, a Brunswick, England, native and Methodist minister, built a cabin in nearby Keytesville and in 1836 founded Brunswick. To help promote the area, he offered free land to others, particularly to the boatmen, to settle here.

Fora good history page, go to the chamber home page and click on history
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The founding of Brunswick

1836


Attractions

Pecans, antiques, Bed & Breakfasts, Missouri River, Grand River, Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Home of the World's largest Pecan - just three miles east of Brunswick is a really giant pecan. It is a replica of the Starking Hardy Giant Pecan discovered in 1955 by George James.. This "replica" is 7 feet in diameter and 12 feet long. It weights about 12,000 pounds! It was built by James Pecan Farms, Inc. To see a picture of the "pecan" go to the Chamber home page and click on World's Largest Pecan.

The Pecan Festival is held annually each October.
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Brunswick City Government

Brunswick has a Mayor/Council form of government. The council is composed of three Ward representatives and the Mayor.

Brunswick Chamber

Brunswick Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 104
Brunswick, Missouri 65236
Phone: 660-548-3028
Email

Brunswick Organizations

Brunswick Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 104
Brunswick, Missouri 65236
Phone: 660-548-3028
Email

Brunswick Schools

Brunswick R-2 School District
Phone: 660-548-3771

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