Springfield (Missouri)

Greene County Christian County


Springfield is the third largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County. The metropolitan area extends to a part also in the neighboring Christian County.

Springfield, also called "The Queen City of the Ozarks ", was founded in 1829 and covers an area of 191 km ². It counts 159 498 inhabitants ( 2010). The population density is about 841 inhabitants per km ².

Springfield is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield - Cape Girardeau and the RISS center Mid-States Organized Crime Information Center ( Močič ). In Springfield, the United States Medical Center for Federal Prisoners, a prison hospital for inmates of U.S. federal prisons located.


  • Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
  • Baptist Bible College
  • Central Bible College
  • Drury University
  • Evangel University
  • Forest Institute of Professional Psychology
  • Missouri State University
  • Ozarks Technical Community College
  • St. John's College of Nursing and Health Sciences of Southwest Baptist University
  • Vatterott College
  • Everest College
  • Cox College
  • Bryan College

Sons and daughters of the town ( in chronological order )


Springfield is located off Interstate 44 between St. Louis and Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway operates a major railway junction in Springfield. Entering or leaving the city daily More than 65 freight trains. Passenger trains no longer in Springfield since 1967.

The regional Springfield -Branson National Airport has around 700,000 passengers annually.

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