Painton, Missouri

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Painton (also Paradise) is an unincorporated community in northern Stoddard County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located twenty miles north of Dexter.

A post office called Painton has been in operation since 1918.[2] The community has the name of Albert Painton, a local merchant.[3]


  1. ^ "Painton, Missouri". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Stoddard County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 26, 2016.

Coordinates: 37°04′56″N 89°47′41″W / 37.08222°N 89.79472°W / 37.08222; -89.79472