Golden, Missouri is an unincorporated community in southeastern Barry County about twenty miles southeast of Cassville. It is located south of Table Rock Lake and just one mile north of Route 86 on Highway J. You know you have reached Golden when you see the two big tire stores, Ball & Prier and Shumaker's. They are the biggest employers in the immediate area.
The communities of Arrow Point and Emerald Beach are served by the Golden Post Office and thus are given Golden addresses. These lakeside communities are full of summer homes making Golden much more lively in the summer than the winter. Children of Golden are bussed to Cassville, Missouri for schooling. Closer to Berryville, Arkansas than Cassville, residents are more likely to shop in Arkansas than Missouri.
Another main attraction when visiting Golden, MO is Eureka Springs,AR. Eureka Springs is located only about 15 minutes from Golden, MO. Due to the homes at Sweet Water Beach I and II, Golden proves to be a thriving community.