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Welcome to Joplin ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Joplin has a population of 50,849 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Joplin.
Joplin is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Joplin lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Joplin is located in the (417) area code.
The ZIP codes for Joplin: 64801-64804<4>
Websites for Joplin ...
Official Website: www.joplinmo.org/
Chamber of Commerce: www.joplincc.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Joplin had an population of 50,849 people. This is an increase of 1.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.75% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Joplin had a population of 50,150 people (which is 42.72% of the total population of Jasper County). This makes Joplin the county's most populous community.
The population of Joplin represents 0.84% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 13th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 50,150 people, the population of Joplin increased 10.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 45,504 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Joplin.
Communities Also Named Joplin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Joplin - they are located in Arkansas, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Joplin.
Communities near Joplin ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Joplin.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Joplin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Joplin.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Joplin. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Joplin.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Joplin. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Joplin.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Joplin ...
Looking for more information about Joplin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Joplin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Joplin.
Adding Joplin to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Joplin in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Joplin was on a map titled William Bradley Map (1866).
We also found Joplin on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1888).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Joplin on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Joplin: www.joplinmo.org/
The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022