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  • JOPLIN, a city of Jasper county, Missouri, U.S.A., on Joplin creek, about 140 m.
  • JOPLIN, a city of Jasper county, Missouri, U.S.A., on Joplin creek, about 140 m.
  • Joplin is the trade centre of a rich agricultural and fruit-growing district, but its growth has been chiefly due to its situation in one of the must productive zinc and lead regions in the country, for which it is the commercial centre.
  • In 1906 the value of zinc-ore shipments from this MissouriKansas (or Joplin) district was $12,074,105, and of shipments of lead ore, $3,048,558.
  • In 1871 Joplin was laid out and incorporated as a town; in 1872 it and a rival town on the other side of Joplin creek were united under the name Union City; in 1873 Union City was chartered as a ctiy under the name Joplin; and in 1888 Joplin was chartered as a city of the third class.
 

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