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About Stark City, Missouri

Stark City is a village in Newton County, Missouri, United States. The population was 139 at the 2010 census, at which time it was a town. It is part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.It was formerly called Chester, but was renamed in the 1930s for the Stark Brother's Nursery, which was a previous prevalent industry to the town and its close neighbor, Newtonia. It is adjacent to the battlefield of the Second Battle of Newtonia.

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Stark City Facts

  • Population Total: 139
  • Square Miles: 0.1
  • Area Code: 417
  • Elevation: 1220
  • Postal Codes: 64866
  • Timezone: North American Central