Missouri’s Smallest Town Can Claim Fact Only 1 Other US Town Can
It's one thing to be known as the smallest place in Missouri, but it's quite another to be able to brag about a fact that only one other place in America can.
Calling Baker, Missouri a town is actually not completely accurate. It's technically a village with a population of only 3 according to the most recent US Census. It's located in the extreme southeastern part of Missouri, but not quite to the Bootheel part of the state.
If you're a bird, this is what Baker, Missouri looks like.
What makes Baker, Missouri so unique that only one other American town can claim what they can?
According to Wikipedia, Baker, Missouri is the only town/village in America other than Goshen, Massachusetts that is located within 29 miles from four different states. Arkansas, Illinois, Tennessee and Kentucky are all within a good rock throw of Baker, Missouri. Neato.
Baker, Missouri is so small that even Google cars have never gone there. The most recent street view is from 2009 which is like the stone age of the internet. It looks like this in all its blurry glory from a distance.
That's not even directly in Baker, Missouri. That's the view from highway 153 looking toward Baker, but not in it. You know you live in a remote part of Missouri when even Google ignores you.