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Wentworth is a village in Newton County, Missouri, United States. The population was 151 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Wentworth was founded in the 1880s, and probably took its name from Wentworth, North Carolina, the native home of a share of the first settlers. Mining was historically the primary industry in Wentworth. A post office called Wentworth had been in operation since 1890. However, this post office was destroyed by a tornado in 2011.
Wentworth is located at 36°59′36″N 94°4′30″W (36.993381, -94.075060).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 147 people, 54 households, and 41 families living in the village. The population density was 816.7 inhabitants per square mile (315.3/km2). There were 68 housing units at an average density of 377.8 per square mile (145.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.3% White, 0.7% African American, and 2.0% Native American.