Springfield and Southwest Missouri offer a dynamic setting for the people who live and work here. The area provides a great place to raise a family, strong schools and very affordable (See related web-sites below).
For those interested in a larger community, Springfield and the immediate area (MSA) consists of a population of more than 340,000. As the third largest city in Missouri, the community has enjoyed significant growth and considered the economic engine for the state.
Springfield geographic location makes it easy to get to. It resides within just 500 miles of approximately half of the U.S. population. For those wanting a big city get-away, Springfield is just a three-hour drive from St. Louis, Kansas City or Tulsa.
Springfield offers a vast array of cultural and outdoor activities. Local universities and colleges with nearly 40,000 students, provide a number of programs and sporting events. The city’s proximity to many large lakes makes it a destination for individuals who like to fish and boat.