Hornet, Missouri

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.

Municipalities and communities of Newton County, Missouri, United States
County seat: Neosho
Cities
  • Diamond
  • Fairview
  • Granby
  • Joplin‡
  • Neosho
  • Seneca
Villages
  • Cliff Village
  • Dennis Acres
  • Grand Falls Plaza
  • Leawood
  • Loma Linda
  • Newtonia
  • Redings Mill
  • Ritchey
  • Shoal Creek Drive
  • Shoal Creek Estates
  • Silver Creek
  • Saginaw
  • Stark City
  • Stella
  • Wentworth
Unincorporated
communities
  • Hornet
  • Monark Springs
  • Racine
  • Spring City
  • Tipton Ford
  • Wanda
Footnotes

‡This populated place also has portions in an adjacent county or counties

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