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Joplin is located in Jasper County 53 miles west of Springfield along Interstate 44 near the Kansas and Oklahoma state lines. Home of Missouri Southern State College.

Joplin is part of the Joplin, Missouri metro area.

It was named after the Rev. Harris G. Joplin, who established a church here.

History Dorothea Hoover Historical Museum |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Thunderbird Motel | Westwood Motel |
Shopping Danish Porcelain Imports |

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11/20 Coming to The area
OK Mozart Festival Bartlesville OK June9-15 Oklahoma's Premier Music Festival, OK Mozart brings the highest quality professional musical and cultural experience to the state of Oklahoma and the middle United States.
National Poultry Festival Rogers AR June14-15 In addition to a music concert, the weekend events includes a golf tournament, fishing tournament, skeet shoot, horseshoe tournament, ladies luncheon, motorcycle rally, kids’ activities, ice cream socials, a barbecue cooking contest, and a barbecue fair where delicious food can be sampled.
Tulsa Greek Festival Tulsa OK September19-21 Build your own Greek dinner, enjoy some Greek desserts, buy a Greek cookbook with an area flavor, and imagine the sights, sounds, and smells of Mediterranean life.
Arkansas Apple Festival Lincoln AR October4-6 The centerpiece of the festival is the unequalled variety of arts and crafts, featuring works of some of the most talented artisans in the Ozarks. One of the highlights of the Arkansas Apple Festival is the Apple Core Throwing Contest, a test of strength, accuracy, aerodynamics, and just plain luck.