Jerome, Missouri

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Jerome is an unincorporated community in western Phelps County, Missouri.[1] It is located on Gasconade River near Interstate 44 and is about ten miles west of Rolla near the edge of the Mark Twain National Forest.

Jerome was originally called "Fremont Town", and under the latter name was platted in 1867 when the railroad was extended through the neighborhood.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Jerome
  2. ^ "Phelps County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 5, 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°55′34″N 91°58′40″W / 37.92611°N 91.97778°W / 37.92611; -91.97778