Joplin, MO Summer Camps

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Girl Scout Camp Mintahama
Joplin, MO  
Camp Type:
Residential Camp
Activities:
Traditional Camps: Girl Scouts
Gender:
Coed
 
 
Mintahama
Joplin, MO  
Camp Type:
Residential Camp
Activities:
Traditional Camps
Gender:
Girls Only
 
 
Sagmount Baptist Bible Camp
Joplin, MO  
Camp Type:
Residential Camp
Activities:
Religious Camps: Baptist
Gender:
Coed
 

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About Joplin, MO

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.

19th century

Main Street c. 1910 Lead was discovered in the Joplin Creek Valley before the Civil War, but it was only after the war that significant development took place. By 1871, numerous mining camps had sprung up in the valley and resident John C. Cox filed a plan for a city on the east side of the valley. Cox named his village Joplin City after the spring and creek nearby, which had been named for the Reverend Harris G. Joplin, an early settler who founded the first Methodist congregation in the area in mid-century. The Carthage resident Patrick Murphy filed a plan for a city on the opposite side of the valley and named it Murphysburg. While the nearest sheriff was in Carthage, frontier lawlessness abounded in Joplin and the historic period was referred to as the "Reign of Terror". The cities eventually merged into Union City, but when the merger was found illegal, the two cities split. Murphy suggested that a combined city...