Goodson, Missouri

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Goodson, Missouri

Country United States
State Missouri
County Polk
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 57
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Zip code 65663
Area code(s) 417

Goodson is an unincorporated community in Polk County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located at the intersection of Missouri Supplemental Routes C and P. It is about sixteen miles northeast of Bolivar. Goodson is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Goodson was laid out ca. 1870, and named after Sam Goodson, an early citizen.[2] A post office called Goodson was in operation from 1874 until 1991.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Goodson, Missouri
  2. ^ "Polk County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 10, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 December 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°42′07″N 93°15′06″W / 37.70194°N 93.25167°W / 37.70194; -93.25167