Place:Stark City, Newton, Missouri, United States

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NameStark City
TypeTown
Coordinates36.86°N 94.189°W
Located inNewton, Missouri, United States
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Stark City is a village in Newton County, Missouri, United States. The population was 139 at the 2010 census, at which time it was a town. It is part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

It was formerly called Chester, but was renamed in the 1930s for the Stark Brother's Nursery, which was a previous prevalent industry to the village and its close neighbor, Newtonia. It is adjacent to the battlefield of the Second Battle of Newtonia.

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