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Napton, Missouri
Unincorporated community
Location of Napton, Missouri
Location of Napton, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Saline
Elevation 640 ft (200 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 660
GNIS feature ID 723116

Napton, originally known as Jonesboro, is an unincorporated community in southeastern Saline County, Missouri, United States. Napton is located on Missouri Supplemental Route E 8 miles (13 km) southeast of Marshall.

Napton was originally named Jonesboro, and under the latter name was laid out in 1887, and named after the local Jones family. The present name honors William Barclay Napton, Judge of the Supreme Court of Missouri.

The George A. Murrell House and Neff Tavern Smokehouse are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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