Jenkins, Missouri

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Jenkins is an unincorporated community in Barry County.[1] It is located on Route 39, just north of Route 248, about fourteen miles northeast of Cassville. Mail is via Aurora.

A post office called Jenkins was established in 1883, and remained in operation until 1965.[2] Besides the post office, Jenkins had a schoolhouse.[3] The community name came from Jenkins Creek which flows past southeast of the community.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Jenkins, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Jenkins School (historical)
  4. ^ "Barry County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 

Coordinates: 36°46′45″N 93°41′12″W / 36.7792°N 93.6867°W / 36.7792; -93.6867