About Poplar Bluff

Let's have a look around into background of Poplar Bluff

County: Butler County
State: Missouri
Country: United States
Latitude:  36.7569444
Longitude: -90.3927778
Time zone: Central Standard Time Zone
Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

Weather in Poplar Bluff

Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
Best Time to Visit: September to November


 Poplar Bluff is a small city in Butler County in Southeast Missouri in the United States. It is the county seat of Butler County and is known as "The Gateway to the Ozarks" among other names. The population was 17,023 at the 2010 census.

Distance from Poplar Bluff center to Airport

The nearest major airport is Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (CGI / KCGI). This airport has domestic flights from Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Another major airport is Jonesboro Municipal Airport (JBR / KJBR), which has domestic flights from Jonesboro, Arkansas. Barkley Regional Airport (PAH / KPAH) has domestic flights from Paducah, Kentucky.
Driving Distance: 77 miles / 124 km
Driving Time: 70 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

Airport: Cape Girardeau Regional Airport 
Rail: Amtrak: National Rail Passenger System.
Road: Bus: Greyhound Bus and SMTS.Inc 

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars: 
Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
For Hotels:
Room Service: $5 Minimum
Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
Concierge: Between $5 - $25
Valet Parking: 
Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5  

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Kennett,
  • Sikeston,
  • Paragould



Sikeston is a city in the US state of Missouri. Sikeston has a total population of 16,327 (2016 Census).

  • Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to June
Tourist Attractions
  • Sikeston Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Lazy L Safari Park
  • Hinton Park

Emergency Contact Numbers in Poplar Bluff city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
Railroad: 1800 872 7245
Airport: +1 573-334-6230 (Cape Girardeau Regional Airport )
Hospital: +1 573-686-4151 (John J Pershing VA Medical Center)


Bootheel Mud Fest
Annual Fishing Clinic
Southeast Missouri Craft Beer Mile

Tourist Attractions

Hydro Adventures
Skate City Fun Plex
Margaret Harwell Art Museum

Theatre & Concerts

Rodgers Theatre Inc.
AMC Classic Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Poplar Bluff

Fishin' Pig
Lemonade House Grill
Colton's Steak House & Grill

Top Shopping Centers in Poplar Bluff

J p's Bargain Barn
Iron Mountain Market
Bluff Estates Shopping Center

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

Margaret Harwell Art Museum
Memorial Gardens
Railroad Museum

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

Chicken and Dumpling – Myrtle's Place
Fajitas – Maya's
Brisket – Dexter BBQ

Sports Club

Westwood Hills Country Club – Golf
Poplar Bluff Gun Club – Shooting Range
Ozark Ridge Golf Course – Golf 

Shelling Out Dollars

Imported beer: $ 4.00
Taxi: $ 2.50 (base price)
3 BHK (Downtown): $ 900.00
Cheap meal: $ 10.00
Gasoline: $ 0.60 / litre
3 course meal: $ 30.00