Enjoy the life you want.

Living in Springfield is easy. It’s a place that has everything you need. We have a plentiful and growing job market, great schools, world-class health care, and all the entertainment and cultural options of a big city—but with far less stress and an abundance of character and friendliness. All at the same time, you can fast-track your career, afford the home you’ve always wanted, simplify your commute, and enrich your life amid our natural Ozarks beauty. See what we have to offer for your lifestyle, then live here, and just breathe.

  • TOP 40 CITY
    for quality of life
    Live >
  • two nationally recognized
    TOP 100 INTEGRATED
    HEALTH SYSTEMS
    Health care >

  • 8.5% WORKFORCE
    GROWTH

    over the last 4 years
    Work >
  • ranked among the
    100 BEST
    COMMUNITIES

    for young people
    Learn >
  • more than
    850 RESTAURANTS
    Dining >
  • HOUSING COSTS
    25% LOWER

    than the national average
    Housing >
  • 20-MINUTE
    average commute
    Transportation >
  • dozens of nearby
    LAKES AND STREAMS

    FOUR NATIONAL PARKS
    and FORESTS
    Outdoors >

Upcoming Events

Dec
31
BIG SMITH RETURNS! (and they’re bringing some Garbonzos with them!!) There are no adequate words to describe last New Year’s ...
Jan
18
The Original Harlem Globetrotters return to JQH Arena on January 18, 2018! A star-studded roster will have fans on the ...
Jan
19
Young lovers are caught between prejudice and warring street gangs in this seminal retelling of Romeo and Juliet written by ...
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