Turners or Turner is a small unincorporated community in Greene County, Missouri, United States.[1] It lies on the southeast side of the James River floodplain approximately 3.5 miles east of U.S. Route 65 in east Springfield. The community lies at the intersection of Routes D and J near the confluence of Turner Creek with the James River. The old St. Louis–San Francisco Railway (currently the BNSF Railway) passed through the community.[2][3]

The location of Turners in Missouri.

A post office called Turners has been in operation since 1889.[4] The community carries the surname of an original owner of the site.[5][6]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Turners, Missouri
  2. ^ Ozark, MO, 15 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1945
  3. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 52, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved October 3, 2016.
  5. ^ "Greene County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved October 3, 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  6. ^ Turner's Missouri. By Rhonda Turner. White River Valley Historical Quarterly, Volume 8, Number 4 - Summer 1983. Accessed 5 November 2023.

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