Springfield

Population

2010: 159,498, #147 in U.S., #3 in Missouri

1950: 66,302, #174 in U.S.

2010 Metropolitan Area: 436,712, #112 in U.S.

1950 Metropolitan Area: 104,823, #142 in U.S.

Setting

Springfield was incorporated in 1838. Missouri State University and Drury University are located downtown.

Buildings

Tallest building: Hammons Tower (1987), 268 feet

List of tallest buildings

Stores

Springfield has no downtown department stores.

Trains

Amtrak has no service to Springfield.

Museums

The History Museum on the Square is located downtown.



Downtown Springfield

Theaters

The College Station Stadium 14 opened in 2008. The Moxie Cinema shows independent films.  The Gillioz Center (1926) is an old movie theater that hosts a variety of concerts and other events, including the Springfield Regional Opera.

The Springfield Little Theater, formerly the Landers and Orpheum (1890), now has live theater.
Hammons Hall (1992) at Missouri State University hosts the Springfield Symphony Orchestra and touring Broadway musicals.

Sports

The Springfield Cardinals, Double-A Texas League affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, play downtown at Hammons Field (2004). The JQH Arena (2008) at Missouri State University has sporting events and concerts.

Map of Downtown Springfield

ItsAllDowntown.com

Convention and Visitors Bureau