Joplin is a city in southern Jasper County and northern Newton County in the southwestern corner of the US state of Missouri. Joplin is the largest city in Jasper County, though it is not the county seat. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 50,150. In 2010, the surrounding Metropolitan Statistical Area had an estimated population of 175,518. Although often believed to have been named for the ragtime composer Scott Joplin, who lived in Sedalia, Missouri, Joplin is named for Reverend Harris Joplin, an early settler and the founder of the area's first Methodist congregation. Joplin...
|County:||Jasper County, Newton County|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Area:||31.5 sq. mi.|
|Time zone:||Central Time Zone|
|Also known as:||Joplin, Missouri, Newton County / Joplin city|