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11 Apartments for rent in Carthage, MO

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1002 S Fulton
1002 S Fulton St
Carthage, MO
2 Bedrooms
$635
980 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 09:55 AM
Very Cute 2 Bedroom House in Beautiful Carthage MO - 2 bedroom 1 bath Stove, refridgerator, washer dryer hook ups. Fresh paint and tile and wood floors. Ready to rent now. Call Susan 417-540-4751 or Lisa 417-437-2060 (RLNE1937823)
Results within 1 mile of Carthage
1 Unit Available
744 Caroline Drive
744 Caroline Dr
Jasper County, MO
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
1638 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 05:17 AM
For rent, not for sale, $1,500 per month, $1,500 deposit, pets may be considered for $300 non-refundable pet fee, subject to acceptable credit report.
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4 Units Available
Northpark Apartments
3502 Newman Rd
Joplin, MO
1 Bedroom
$620
592 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$700
855 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 12:01 AM
Northpark Apartments in Joplin, MO offers multiple floor plans, superior amenities, convenient location, and affordable monthly rent plans for qualifying low-income families and individuals. Accepts Section 8. (RLNE392180)
1 Unit Available
728 St Charles
728 S Saint Charles Ave
Joplin, MO
2 Bedrooms
$725
1150 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 05:17 AM
For Rent. This 2 bedroom home comes with all appliances. Hardwood floors. Fenced back yard. Lawn care is provided. No pets, no smoking. Tenant must fill out application and submit $10 per applicant over 18 years old.
1 Unit Available
1423 Rex Avenue
1423 Rex Avenue
Joplin, MO
3 Bedrooms
$850
1056 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 05:17 AM
FOR RENT. 3 Bed/1 Bath house for $850 per month with $850 security deposit. No Smoking. No Pets. $35 application fee. Please call listing office 417-659-7596. Occupied. Pictures from before current tenant.
1 Unit Available
713 W 13th Street
713 W 13th St
Webb City, MO
2 Bedrooms
$1,000
1419 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 05:17 AM
Newer 2 bed 2 bath home available for Lease. Granite Counter tops on custom cabinets with soft close doors/draws and stainless steel appliances. Great location. Webb City Schools. Hardwood flooring and Carpet.
1 Unit Available
2626 E 15th Street
2626 East 15th Street
Joplin, MO
4 Bedrooms
$1,600
2248 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 05:17 AM
FOR RENT ONLY. 4 Bed/ 3 Bath. Beautiful 1916 home newly remodeled with modern finishings. No smoking. Pets considered. Tenants subject to credit approval. Each applicant over 18 yrs of age for application and $35 application fee.
1 Unit Available
2920 E 15th Street
2920 East 15th Street
Joplin, MO
3 Bedrooms
$1,350
1650 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 05:17 AM
Newer 3 bedroom/2 bath home featuring all stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, kitchen island/eat at bar, covered back porch, washer/dryer hookups, privacy fenced back yard, tall ceilings, large walk in closet and dual vanities in
1 Unit Available
1217 E Yuma Street
1217 Yuma St
Joplin, MO
2 Bedrooms
$800
1420 sqft
Last updated September 24 at 05:17 AM
For Lease Only . . . Not for sale. 2 Bedroom, 2 bath duplex available now. Newer wood floors throughout. Quiet neighborhood. Large fenced backyard. Nice deck. No Pets. No Smoking. $800 p/month, $800 security deposit.
1 Unit Available
2021 E 25th St Duplex
2021 East 25th Street
Joplin, MO
2 Bedrooms
$800
1150 sqft
Last updated September 23 at 09:56 AM
Unit Duplex Available 10/01/20 Duplex - Property Id: 370924 Just painted all The rooms, put in new carpet.& some new light fixtures. Big Walkinshower,in masted bed room which also has two closets, 1 Is a walk in.
1 Unit Available
714 W 12th St
714 W 12th St
Webb City, MO
2 Bedrooms
$600
Last updated April 4 at 11:14 AM
PRICE REDUCED This is a well taken care of 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom duplex close to shopping in Webb City with off street parking. We do background checks and credit checks with an application fee. Household income must exceed 3x rent.
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City GuideCarthage
What do the entire country of Canada and little Carthage, Missouri, have in common? They share an appreciation for the humble maple leaf. It's the national symbol of Canada, of course, and Carthage is nicknamed "America's Maple Leaf City." But the similarity pretty much ends there.
What do the entire country of Canada and little Carthage, Missouri, have in common? They share an appreciation for the humble maple leaf. It's the national symbol of Canada, of course, and Carthage is nicknamed "America's Maple Leaf City." But the similarity pretty much ends there.

Carthage was the site of the first official battle of the American Civil War - the Battle of Carthage - on July 5, 1861. Re-enactments of the battle are staged by local groups to commemorate the event.

The city of Carthage is located in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. It makes up part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. It has the nickname of "America's Maple Leaf City" due to the beautiful leaf colors to be witnessed during the months of fall. The 2010 U.S. Census estimated the population of the city to be almost 14,400. At the current intersection of Central and Garrison Avenue, Route 66 intersected with U.S. Route 71 in the 1920s. The iconic Route 66 was re-routed and then replaced with Interstate 44 in the 1960s. July is the warmest month, when average highs reach 91 degrees. January is the coolest month in Carthage, when average low temperatures drop down to 23 degrees.

Moving to Carthage

How much will it cost?

The cost of living in Carthage is a lot lower than the average for the rest of the state, and substantially less than the national average. Pizza fans will be rather upset however, since the average cost of pizza in Carthage is a sizable slice greater than the national average price for pizza. At least with all that money you're saving on everything else will make up for paying a little more for a cheesy slice.

When to Begin Looking

You snooze, you might lose! Allow at least six weeks to relocate to a new rental in Carthage. There's relatively high demand for housing, so come prepared to place a deposit on your dream place, so as not to allow it to slip away from your grasp.

What you Need

Come prepared with the usual things any landlord wants to see. Prospective tenants should be able to provide references, proof of employment and current income, as well as the aforementioned deposit so as to be in the best position to seal the deal with landlords.

Moving to Carthage
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How much will it cost?

The cost of living in Carthage is a lot lower than the average for the rest of the state, and substantially less than the national average. Pizza fans will be rather upset however, since the average cost of pizza in Carthage is a sizable slice greater than the national average price for pizza. At least with all that money you're saving on everything else will make up for paying a little more for a cheesy slice.

When to Begin Looking

You snooze, you might lose! Allow at least six weeks to relocate to a new rental in Carthage. There's relatively high demand for housing, so come prepared to place a deposit on your dream place, so as not to allow it to slip away from your grasp.

What you Need

Come prepared with the usual things any landlord wants to see. Prospective tenants should be able to provide references, proof of employment and current income, as well as the aforementioned deposit so as to be in the best position to seal the deal with landlords.

Neighborhoods in Carthage

There is a somewhat limited choice of rentals available in Carthage, although that choice does include luxury apartments and pet friendly apartments. This means that it's a matter of searching to find the one that appeals to you most. Nevertheless though, as mentioned, don't be tempted to sit twiddling your thumbs when you do find a suitable place. It's best to offer the required deposit to the landlord there and then and no-doubt by doing so, you'll be good to go!

North Carthage: North Carthage in general is a pleasant area of the city to reside. There are plenty of schools in the vicinity and lots of amenities, including grocery stores, gas stations, banks, and restaurants.

Orchard St: Orchard St offers a variety of two bedroom apartments and 3 bedroom houses for rent. There are three schools in close proximity, in addition to four restaurants and two grocery stores.

Centennial: just three minutes from downtown, 15 minutes away from central Joplin, 30 minutes from Springfield, and with easy access to stores and local restaurants, as well as U.S. Highway 71 and I-44, Centennial is an excellent place to reside if you are looking to find an apartment in Carthage. It's a particularly safe area too as the crime rate is as good as non-existent.

Clinton St: Clinton St in Carthage is a popular spot for rentals. There are three schools in the area, together with six restaurants and a grocery store.

East Airport Dr: East Airport Dr makes for a cozy part of the city and offers prospective renters a choice between townhouses and apartments. There are six restaurants in close proximity.

Neighborhoods in Carthage
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There is a somewhat limited choice of rentals available in Carthage, although that choice does include luxury apartments and pet friendly apartments. This means that it's a matter of searching to find the one that appeals to you most. Nevertheless though, as mentioned, don't be tempted to sit twiddling your thumbs when you do find a suitable place. It's best to offer the required deposit to the landlord there and then and no-doubt by doing so, you'll be good to go!

North Carthage: North Carthage in general is a pleasant area of the city to reside. There are plenty of schools in the vicinity and lots of amenities, including grocery stores, gas stations, banks, and restaurants.

Orchard St: Orchard St offers a variety of two bedroom apartments and 3 bedroom houses for rent. There are three schools in close proximity, in addition to four restaurants and two grocery stores.

Centennial: just three minutes from downtown, 15 minutes away from central Joplin, 30 minutes from Springfield, and with easy access to stores and local restaurants, as well as U.S. Highway 71 and I-44, Centennial is an excellent place to reside if you are looking to find an apartment in Carthage. It's a particularly safe area too as the crime rate is as good as non-existent.

Clinton St: Clinton St in Carthage is a popular spot for rentals. There are three schools in the area, together with six restaurants and a grocery store.

East Airport Dr: East Airport Dr makes for a cozy part of the city and offers prospective renters a choice between townhouses and apartments. There are six restaurants in close proximity.

Life in Carthage

Getting Around

Getting around Carthage and traveling further afield is easily achievable by car. I-44 takes travelers to Springfield in the east and Tulsa in the southwest. U.S. Highway 71 allows travelers to drive from Carthage northwards to Kansas City. There's no public transport in Carthage, so access to a car is certainly important. Joplin Regional Airport is 10 miles from Carthage. For international flights however, the closest airport is Tulsa International Airport at Tulsa, some 110 miles away.

Keeping Busy

How do folks who reside in Carthage keep themselves busy? A couple of miles northeast of Carthage, and just off the old iconic Route 66, will bring you to Red Oak II. This small village is the brainchild of artist Lowell Davis, who re-created his own "miniature" town through the purchase and rebuilding of homes and businesses from the original Red Oak town site, only to "refashion" them on the new site not far from Carthage City. A visit to Red Oak II represents something akin to a visit to the past gone by. Precious Moments Park and Chapel on Chapel Road, Carthage, received a certificate of excellence from TripAdvisor in 2013. Precious Moments Park and Chapel provides visitors with art museums, speciality museums, speciality shops, parkland, beautifully landscaped gardens, and guided tours within and around the chapel itself. The Precious Moments speciality figurines are sold to collectors from around the world. 66 Drive-in Theater on Old 66 Boulevard, Carthage, is one of the very last remaining operating drive-in theaters on the old Route 66. For total movie-viewing privacy, simply remain in your car, doors locked and windows tightly sealed. Or if you prefer to enjoy the outdoor atmosphere within the drive-in, bring along some deck chairs. Oh, and don't forget the obligatory popcorn!

Speaking of food, there are plenty of excellent eateries in and around Carthage. More of a coffee shop than anything else, Mother Road Coffee Restaurant on S Main, is a great place to chit chat about the weather or indulge in a little harmless gossip. Sirloin Stockade Restaurant on W Central Ave, Carthage, does what it says on the tin - top-notch American-style steaks! The steaks are always fresh and incredibly tasty, while the atmosphere of the place is difficult to beat! Iggy's Diner Restaurant on Grand Avenue, central Carthage, represents a small old-fashioned type diner offering a wide-ranging selection of "diner experience" food at a great price!

Life in Carthage
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Getting Around

Getting around Carthage and traveling further afield is easily achievable by car. I-44 takes travelers to Springfield in the east and Tulsa in the southwest. U.S. Highway 71 allows travelers to drive from Carthage northwards to Kansas City. There's no public transport in Carthage, so access to a car is certainly important. Joplin Regional Airport is 10 miles from Carthage. For international flights however, the closest airport is Tulsa International Airport at Tulsa, some 110 miles away.

Keeping Busy

How do folks who reside in Carthage keep themselves busy? A couple of miles northeast of Carthage, and just off the old iconic Route 66, will bring you to Red Oak II. This small village is the brainchild of artist Lowell Davis, who re-created his own "miniature" town through the purchase and rebuilding of homes and businesses from the original Red Oak town site, only to "refashion" them on the new site not far from Carthage City. A visit to Red Oak II represents something akin to a visit to the past gone by. Precious Moments Park and Chapel on Chapel Road, Carthage, received a certificate of excellence from TripAdvisor in 2013. Precious Moments Park and Chapel provides visitors with art museums, speciality museums, speciality shops, parkland, beautifully landscaped gardens, and guided tours within and around the chapel itself. The Precious Moments speciality figurines are sold to collectors from around the world. 66 Drive-in Theater on Old 66 Boulevard, Carthage, is one of the very last remaining operating drive-in theaters on the old Route 66. For total movie-viewing privacy, simply remain in your car, doors locked and windows tightly sealed. Or if you prefer to enjoy the outdoor atmosphere within the drive-in, bring along some deck chairs. Oh, and don't forget the obligatory popcorn!

Speaking of food, there are plenty of excellent eateries in and around Carthage. More of a coffee shop than anything else, Mother Road Coffee Restaurant on S Main, is a great place to chit chat about the weather or indulge in a little harmless gossip. Sirloin Stockade Restaurant on W Central Ave, Carthage, does what it says on the tin - top-notch American-style steaks! The steaks are always fresh and incredibly tasty, while the atmosphere of the place is difficult to beat! Iggy's Diner Restaurant on Grand Avenue, central Carthage, represents a small old-fashioned type diner offering a wide-ranging selection of "diner experience" food at a great price!

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City GuideCarthage
What do the entire country of Canada and little Carthage, Missouri, have in common? They share an appreciation for the humble maple leaf. It's the national symbol of Canada, of course, and Carthage is nicknamed "America's Maple Leaf City." But the similarity pretty much ends there.
What do the entire country of Canada and little Carthage, Missouri, have in common? They share an appreciation for the humble maple leaf. It's the national symbol of Canada, of course, and Carthage is nicknamed "America's Maple Leaf City." But the similarity pretty much ends there.

Carthage was the site of the first official battle of the American Civil War - the Battle of Carthage - on July 5, 1861. Re-enactments of the battle are staged by local groups to commemorate the event.

The city of Carthage is located in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. It makes up part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. It has the nickname of "America's Maple Leaf City" due to the beautiful leaf colors to be witnessed during the months of fall. The 2010 U.S. Census estimated the population of the city to be almost 14,400. At the current intersection of Central and Garrison Avenue, Route 66 intersected with U.S. Route 71 in the 1920s. The iconic Route 66 was re-routed and then replaced with Interstate 44 in the 1960s. July is the warmest month, when average highs reach 91 degrees. January is the coolest month in Carthage, when average low temperatures drop down to 23 degrees.

Moving to Carthage

How much will it cost?

The cost of living in Carthage is a lot lower than the average for the rest of the state, and substantially less than the national average. Pizza fans will be rather upset however, since the average cost of pizza in Carthage is a sizable slice greater than the national average price for pizza. At least with all that money you're saving on everything else will make up for paying a little more for a cheesy slice.

When to Begin Looking

You snooze, you might lose! Allow at least six weeks to relocate to a new rental in Carthage. There's relatively high demand for housing, so come prepared to place a deposit on your dream place, so as not to allow it to slip away from your grasp.

What you Need

Come prepared with the usual things any landlord wants to see. Prospective tenants should be able to provide references, proof of employment and current income, as well as the aforementioned deposit so as to be in the best position to seal the deal with landlords.

Moving to Carthage
+

How much will it cost?

The cost of living in Carthage is a lot lower than the average for the rest of the state, and substantially less than the national average. Pizza fans will be rather upset however, since the average cost of pizza in Carthage is a sizable slice greater than the national average price for pizza. At least with all that money you're saving on everything else will make up for paying a little more for a cheesy slice.

When to Begin Looking

You snooze, you might lose! Allow at least six weeks to relocate to a new rental in Carthage. There's relatively high demand for housing, so come prepared to place a deposit on your dream place, so as not to allow it to slip away from your grasp.

What you Need

Come prepared with the usual things any landlord wants to see. Prospective tenants should be able to provide references, proof of employment and current income, as well as the aforementioned deposit so as to be in the best position to seal the deal with landlords.

Neighborhoods in Carthage

There is a somewhat limited choice of rentals available in Carthage, although that choice does include luxury apartments and pet friendly apartments. This means that it's a matter of searching to find the one that appeals to you most. Nevertheless though, as mentioned, don't be tempted to sit twiddling your thumbs when you do find a suitable place. It's best to offer the required deposit to the landlord there and then and no-doubt by doing so, you'll be good to go!

North Carthage: North Carthage in general is a pleasant area of the city to reside. There are plenty of schools in the vicinity and lots of amenities, including grocery stores, gas stations, banks, and restaurants.

Orchard St: Orchard St offers a variety of two bedroom apartments and 3 bedroom houses for rent. There are three schools in close proximity, in addition to four restaurants and two grocery stores.

Centennial: just three minutes from downtown, 15 minutes away from central Joplin, 30 minutes from Springfield, and with easy access to stores and local restaurants, as well as U.S. Highway 71 and I-44, Centennial is an excellent place to reside if you are looking to find an apartment in Carthage. It's a particularly safe area too as the crime rate is as good as non-existent.

Clinton St: Clinton St in Carthage is a popular spot for rentals. There are three schools in the area, together with six restaurants and a grocery store.

East Airport Dr: East Airport Dr makes for a cozy part of the city and offers prospective renters a choice between townhouses and apartments. There are six restaurants in close proximity.

Neighborhoods in Carthage
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There is a somewhat limited choice of rentals available in Carthage, although that choice does include luxury apartments and pet friendly apartments. This means that it's a matter of searching to find the one that appeals to you most. Nevertheless though, as mentioned, don't be tempted to sit twiddling your thumbs when you do find a suitable place. It's best to offer the required deposit to the landlord there and then and no-doubt by doing so, you'll be good to go!

North Carthage: North Carthage in general is a pleasant area of the city to reside. There are plenty of schools in the vicinity and lots of amenities, including grocery stores, gas stations, banks, and restaurants.

Orchard St: Orchard St offers a variety of two bedroom apartments and 3 bedroom houses for rent. There are three schools in close proximity, in addition to four restaurants and two grocery stores.

Centennial: just three minutes from downtown, 15 minutes away from central Joplin, 30 minutes from Springfield, and with easy access to stores and local restaurants, as well as U.S. Highway 71 and I-44, Centennial is an excellent place to reside if you are looking to find an apartment in Carthage. It's a particularly safe area too as the crime rate is as good as non-existent.

Clinton St: Clinton St in Carthage is a popular spot for rentals. There are three schools in the area, together with six restaurants and a grocery store.

East Airport Dr: East Airport Dr makes for a cozy part of the city and offers prospective renters a choice between townhouses and apartments. There are six restaurants in close proximity.

Life in Carthage

Getting Around

Getting around Carthage and traveling further afield is easily achievable by car. I-44 takes travelers to Springfield in the east and Tulsa in the southwest. U.S. Highway 71 allows travelers to drive from Carthage northwards to Kansas City. There's no public transport in Carthage, so access to a car is certainly important. Joplin Regional Airport is 10 miles from Carthage. For international flights however, the closest airport is Tulsa International Airport at Tulsa, some 110 miles away.

Keeping Busy

How do folks who reside in Carthage keep themselves busy? A couple of miles northeast of Carthage, and just off the old iconic Route 66, will bring you to Red Oak II. This small village is the brainchild of artist Lowell Davis, who re-created his own "miniature" town through the purchase and rebuilding of homes and businesses from the original Red Oak town site, only to "refashion" them on the new site not far from Carthage City. A visit to Red Oak II represents something akin to a visit to the past gone by. Precious Moments Park and Chapel on Chapel Road, Carthage, received a certificate of excellence from TripAdvisor in 2013. Precious Moments Park and Chapel provides visitors with art museums, speciality museums, speciality shops, parkland, beautifully landscaped gardens, and guided tours within and around the chapel itself. The Precious Moments speciality figurines are sold to collectors from around the world. 66 Drive-in Theater on Old 66 Boulevard, Carthage, is one of the very last remaining operating drive-in theaters on the old Route 66. For total movie-viewing privacy, simply remain in your car, doors locked and windows tightly sealed. Or if you prefer to enjoy the outdoor atmosphere within the drive-in, bring along some deck chairs. Oh, and don't forget the obligatory popcorn!

Speaking of food, there are plenty of excellent eateries in and around Carthage. More of a coffee shop than anything else, Mother Road Coffee Restaurant on S Main, is a great place to chit chat about the weather or indulge in a little harmless gossip. Sirloin Stockade Restaurant on W Central Ave, Carthage, does what it says on the tin - top-notch American-style steaks! The steaks are always fresh and incredibly tasty, while the atmosphere of the place is difficult to beat! Iggy's Diner Restaurant on Grand Avenue, central Carthage, represents a small old-fashioned type diner offering a wide-ranging selection of "diner experience" food at a great price!

Life in Carthage
+

Getting Around

Getting around Carthage and traveling further afield is easily achievable by car. I-44 takes travelers to Springfield in the east and Tulsa in the southwest. U.S. Highway 71 allows travelers to drive from Carthage northwards to Kansas City. There's no public transport in Carthage, so access to a car is certainly important. Joplin Regional Airport is 10 miles from Carthage. For international flights however, the closest airport is Tulsa International Airport at Tulsa, some 110 miles away.

Keeping Busy

How do folks who reside in Carthage keep themselves busy? A couple of miles northeast of Carthage, and just off the old iconic Route 66, will bring you to Red Oak II. This small village is the brainchild of artist Lowell Davis, who re-created his own "miniature" town through the purchase and rebuilding of homes and businesses from the original Red Oak town site, only to "refashion" them on the new site not far from Carthage City. A visit to Red Oak II represents something akin to a visit to the past gone by. Precious Moments Park and Chapel on Chapel Road, Carthage, received a certificate of excellence from TripAdvisor in 2013. Precious Moments Park and Chapel provides visitors with art museums, speciality museums, speciality shops, parkland, beautifully landscaped gardens, and guided tours within and around the chapel itself. The Precious Moments speciality figurines are sold to collectors from around the world. 66 Drive-in Theater on Old 66 Boulevard, Carthage, is one of the very last remaining operating drive-in theaters on the old Route 66. For total movie-viewing privacy, simply remain in your car, doors locked and windows tightly sealed. Or if you prefer to enjoy the outdoor atmosphere within the drive-in, bring along some deck chairs. Oh, and don't forget the obligatory popcorn!

Speaking of food, there are plenty of excellent eateries in and around Carthage. More of a coffee shop than anything else, Mother Road Coffee Restaurant on S Main, is a great place to chit chat about the weather or indulge in a little harmless gossip. Sirloin Stockade Restaurant on W Central Ave, Carthage, does what it says on the tin - top-notch American-style steaks! The steaks are always fresh and incredibly tasty, while the atmosphere of the place is difficult to beat! Iggy's Diner Restaurant on Grand Avenue, central Carthage, represents a small old-fashioned type diner offering a wide-ranging selection of "diner experience" food at a great price!