MISSOURI CENTER OF POPULATION - Westphalia, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 27.250 W 092° 00.602
15S E 586378 N 4256672
Quick Description: Commemorative survey disk marking the center of Missouri population for the 2000 census located along US Hwy 63 about one mine north of Westphalia, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 10/15/2011 9:33:48 PM
Waymark Code: WMCVNV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 6

Long Description:
THE STATION IS A COMMEMORATIVE MISSOURI SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL
SURVEYORS 8 INCH DISK SET IN A 16 INCH DIAMETER CONCRETE MONUMENT
FLUSH WITH THE GROUND. THE DISK IS STAMPED MISSOURI CENTER OF
POPULATION CENSUS 2000.

THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 1 MILE NORTH OF WESTPHALIA AND ABOUT 2.7
MILES SOUTH OF THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 50 AND HIGHWAY 63 IN
NORTHWESTERN OSAGE COUNTY. IT IS IN A MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION SCENE ROAD SIDE PARK, 38 FT EAST OF THE CENTER OF
HIGHWAY 63 AND 80 FT NORTHEAST OF AN INFORMATION SIGN AT THE ROADSIDE
PARK.

TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE INTERSECTION HIGHWAY 63 AND HIGHWAY 133
ON THE NORTH SIDE OF WESTPHALIA GO NORTHERLY ALONG HIGHWAY 63 FOR 0.2
MILES TO ROADSIDE PARK AND THE STATION AS DESCRIBED.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: MISSOURI CENTER OF POPULATION

Benchmark Agency: Not listed

Monumentation type: Disk (unspecified type)

County: Osage

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): WESTPHALIA WEST (1987)

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

NGS PID: DE6442

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
  1. A closeup photo of the mark taken by you is required.
  2. A 'distant' photo including the mark in the view is highly recommended. Include the compass direction you faced when you took the picture.
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