Spring City, Missouri

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Spring City
Unincorporated community
Spring City is located in Missouri
Spring City
Spring City
Location within the state of Missouri
Coordinates: 36°59′12″N 94°32′3″W / 36.98667°N 94.53417°W / 36.98667; -94.53417Coordinates: 36°59′12″N 94°32′3″W / 36.98667°N 94.53417°W / 36.98667; -94.53417
Country United States
State Missouri
County Newton
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Spring City is an unincorporated community in Newton County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located five miles south of Joplin on Route 86. The community is part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Spring City was laid out in 1885. and named for a spring near the original town site.[2] A post office called Spring City was established in 1893, and remained in operation until 1903.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Spring City, Missouri
  2. ^ "Newton County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved November 22, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 November 2016.