About Springfield, MO

Moving to Springfield, MO? Just visiting?

Springfield is the third-largest city in the state of Missouri with a population just under 160,000. Springfield is known as the “birthplace of Route 66” and “Queen City of the Ozarks.”

 
 

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Springfield History

The land that is now Missouri was included in the Louisiana Purchase of 1803. Where Springfield currently stands was previously inhabited by several different Native American tribes including the Delaware Native Americans and the Kickapoo. Missouri officially became a state in 1821 and nine years later, in 1830, Springfield was founded. Learn more about Springfield’s history:

 

Springfield Weather

Springfield has a warm, humid climate with hot summers, fairly mild winters and above average amounts of precipitation:

 

Springfield Transportation

Springfield contains several major highways and one interstate, I-44, which connects the city with St. Louis and Tulsa. Springfield-Branson National Airport offers direct flights to 10 major U.S. cities. Learn more about Springfield transportation:

 

Cost of Living in Springfield

The cost of living in Springfield is 10.1% lower than the national average, with less expensive healthcare, groceries, transportation, and utilities. See how far your budget will stretch in Springfield:

 

Springfield Schools

Springfield’s public schools are ran by Springfield Pubic School District, the largest district in the state containing 50 schools. Springfield also has several private schools, colleges and universities. Learn more about Springfield schools:

 

Springfield Hospitals

CoxHealth Hospital is Springfield’s top-ranked hospital. This general medical and surgical facility is regionally ranked as the 5th best hospital in Missouri and is known for its high performance in the treatment of COPD and heart failure. If you’re planning a move to Springfield, it’s a good idea to know the medical resources available to you:

 

Springfield Real Estate

The average listing price for a home in Springfield is $163,025. However, the city has many popular neighborhoods with less expensive average listing prices. Browse Springfield real estate listings:

 

Springfield Hotels

Springfield has an array of lodging options from large luxury suites to cozy bed and breakfast accommodations and everything in between. Browse available options to find your best fit:

 

Springfield Restaurants

Springfield contains over 1,000 restaurants with a variety of culinary flavors. From casual dining dives to upscale black tie options, Springfield has something for everyone. Browse Springfield’s restaurants to find your favorite:

 

Things to Do in Springfield

Springfield has attraction for every type of person. History buffs can enjoy the city’s historic district, tour the Laura Ingalls Wilder Home and Museum or check out the Air & Military Museum of the Ozarks. Those with a palate for wine and spirits can tour Springfield’s wineries (there are several) or check out the Missouri Spirits House. Outdoor and sports lovers can enjoy Bucks and Spurs Guest Ranch, take a shot at the Andy Dalton Shooting Range or shop at the increasingly popular Bass Pro Shops. Browse all Springfield’s attractions: