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Welcome to Park ...

Park is located in Newton County<1>.

The location of Park has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Park is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Park lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Park: (417)

Communities Also Named Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Park - they are located in California (2), Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky (2), Michigan (2), New Jersey, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia (2) and Washington (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Park.

Communities near Park ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Park.

  • Joplin [Jasper County]
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    • Joplin [Jasper County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 50,956 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Joplin<5>
  • Carthage [Jasper County]
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    • Carthage [Jasper County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,732 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carthage<5>
  • Webb City [Jasper County]
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    • Webb City [Jasper County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,324 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Webb City<5>
  • Neosho [Newton County]
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    • Neosho [Newton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,116 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Neosho<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Monett [Barry County]
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      • Monett [Barry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,161 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monett<5>
    • Granby [Newton County]
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      • Granby [Newton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,100 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granby<5>
    • Carterville [Jasper County]
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      • Carterville [Jasper County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,965 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carterville<5>
    • Duquesne [Jasper County]
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      • Duquesne [Jasper County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duquesne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sarcoxie [Jasper County]
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      • Sarcoxie [Jasper County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,549 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sarcoxie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sarcoxie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sarcoxie<5>
    • Duenweg [Jasper County]
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      • Duenweg [Jasper County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,371 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duenweg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duenweg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duenweg<5>

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 Park. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Park.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Park. 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 Park.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Park. See our Newspapers Page for Park.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Park ...

Looking for more information about Park? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Park, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Park.

Adding Park to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Park in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Park was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1888.

We also found Park in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Park on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Missouri

About Newton County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Park. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Newton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Park) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9792, Longitude: -94.1969       In this case, the coordinates for Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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