About This Place
Diamond is a city in Newton County, Missouri, United States near Joplin, Missouri. The population was 808 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Joplin, Missouri, Metropolitan Statistical Area. Diamond is primarily renowned as the birthplace of George Washington Carver.
Diamond is located at 36°59′40″N 94°18′50″W / 36.99444°N 94.31389°W / 36.99444; -94.31389 (36.994573, -94.313826).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²), all of it land.