Hematite, Missouri Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

Hematite, Missouri, is a small city in eastern Jefferson County, Missouri. It is located about seven miles northeast of De Soto. If you're looking to move to Hematite, MO, you might want to get the population density for the area. This will give you a good idea of what the community is like. Also, you can see other nearby cities and towns.

The population of Hematite Township is 352 as of the 2000 census. The township is named for the large amount of hematite iron ore that is common in the area. Its total area is 155 square miles (403.4 km2), making it one of the smallest counties in Michigan. Compared to other U.S. cities, Hematite has a smaller population than most.

This mineral is commonly made into beads, cabochons, and tumbled stones. Hematite is also popular in the jewelry industry as a "healing stone," although this claim has no scientific merit. Some people use it to relieve pain, but it's unlikely to cure anything, and it's not a good idea to buy it without a doctor's note.