Golden, Missouri

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Golden, Missouri
Census-designated place & unincorporated community
Golden is located in Missouri
Golden
Golden
Coordinates: 36°31′27″N 93°39′14″W / 36.52417°N 93.65389°W / 36.52417; -93.65389Coordinates: 36°31′27″N 93°39′14″W / 36.52417°N 93.65389°W / 36.52417; -93.65389
Country United States
State Missouri
County Barry
Area[1]
 • Total 5.7 sq mi (14.8 km2)
 • Land 5.3 sq mi (13.8 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation 1,050 ft (320 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 280
 • Density 53/sq mi (20.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 417
GNIS feature ID 0750065[2]

Golden is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in southeastern Barry County about 20 miles (32 km) southeast of Cassville. It is located south of Table Rock Lake and one mile north of Missouri Route 86 on Highway J. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 280.[3]

A post office called Golden has been in operation since 1876.[4] The community most likely was named after the local Golden family.[5]

Eureka Springs, Arkansas, is located about 16 miles (26 km) south of Golden.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Golden, Missouri". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Golden CDP, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 23, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 
  5. ^ "Barry County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Retrieved 30 August 2016.