Hornet is an unincorporated community in western Newton County, Missouri, United States. It is located about six miles southwest of Joplin less than a mile west of Route 43. A church and a few houses are located there. West of Hornet is the locally famous Hornet Spooklight, which is a few miles west at the Oklahoma state line.
The community is part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.
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