About Our Community
Located in scenic southwest Missouri, Springfield is home to a metro population of more than 450,000, encompassing five counties: Greene, Christian, Webster, Polk, and Dallas.
If you're considering relocating to Springfield, visit LiveInSpringfieldMo.com. Visiting Springfield for the first time? Take a look at our tourism site, SpringfieldMo.org.
A “big, small town,” Springfield offers a great blend of fascinating attractions, historical treasures, sports excitement and cultural and leisure activities in a welcoming environment.
Through the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, the city offers 102 parks and Ozarks Greenways, a linear trail system that integrates with the city’s growing on-street bike route system. Springfield also boasts an airport; an art museum; a zoo; a professional tennis team; a minor-league baseball team and is home to Bass Pro Shops and Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife Museum & Aquarium, Missouri State University, Drury and Evangel universities, Ozarks Technical Community College and two nationally recognized Top 100 Integrated Health Systems
Springfield Public Schools is Missouri’s largest fully accredited school district. More than 24,000 students attend 36 elementary schools, an intermediate school (grades 5-6), nine middle schools, five high schools, Phelps Center for Gifted Education and an Early Childhood Center.
Casual dining, upscale bars and restaurants, great shopping, art galleries and a public art and sculpture tour make Springfield a great place to live and visit.