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Boynton is an unincorporated community in Sullivan County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.

The community is on Missouri Route N 1.5 miles east of Missouri Route 5 and six miles north-northeast of Milan. East Locust Creek flows past the west side of the community. The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad passed through the community.


Boynton was platted in 1877, and most likely named after Sumner Boynton, a county official. A post office called Boynton was established in 1876, and remained in operation until 1953. An early variant name was "Jacksons Corners".

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