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Welcome to West Joplin ...

West Joplin is located in Jasper County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for West Joplin: W. Joplin

West Joplin is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

West Joplin is located in the (417) area code.

Adding West Joplin to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of West Joplin elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities near West Joplin ...

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

  • Carthage [Jasper County]
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    • Carthage [Jasper County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of West Joplin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,746 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carthage<5>
  • Webb City [Jasper County]
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    • Webb City [Jasper County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of West Joplin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,134 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webb City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Webb City<5>
  • Neosho [Newton County]
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    • Neosho [Newton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of West Joplin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,054 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neosho
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Neosho<5>
  • Carl Junction [Jasper County]
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    • Carl Junction [Jasper County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of West Joplin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,274 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carl Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carl Junction
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carl Junction<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Baxter Springs [Cherokee County]
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      • Baxter Springs [Cherokee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of West Joplin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,948 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baxter Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baxter Springs<5>
    • Columbus [Cherokee County]
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      • Columbus [Cherokee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of West Joplin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,052 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<5>
    • Galena [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galena
      • Galena [Cherokee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of West Joplin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,858 people
      • Former name for Galena:
      • Leedsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galena<5>
    • Oronogo [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oronogo
      • Oronogo [Jasper County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of West Joplin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,667 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oronogo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oronogo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oronogo<5>
    • Seneca [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seneca
      • Seneca [Newton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of West Joplin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca<5>
    • Granby [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granby
      • Granby [Newton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of West Joplin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,085 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granby<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 West Joplin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for West Joplin.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Joplin ...

Looking for more information about West 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for West Joplin. 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 Jasper, 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 West Joplin - 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 from Point A (ie- West Joplin) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Joplin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0842, Longitude: -94.5199       In this case, the coordinates for West Joplin 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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