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Mountain Grove, MO is one of the friendliest towns in the Missouri Ozarks.
From is humble beginnings in 1875 Mountain Grove has grown to almost 5000 residents. The town is located in south central MO in both Texas and Wright Counties.
Mountain Grove MO is located in the Heart of America, just 45 minutes from the exact center of the United States! If you want to get away from all the stress and drama of the big cities, never fear: in a one day drive you could be in Dallas, New Orleans, Chicago, St Paul, Nashville, Indianapolis or Omaha to visit with the family or with friends. It is easily accessed from US 60 and Highway 95, and if you start to miss all the hustle and bustle of the big cities you would be only one scenic hour drive to the big city of Springfield, MO.
Mountain Grove MO supports the population in the outlying areas of Texas, Wright, and Douglas counties. Much of its business is devoted to the area farmers, farm stores, implement dealers, banking, insurance, car dealerships and a wide variety of shopping. Mountain Grove is home to Dura-Line Manufacturing which has 71 employees and produces high-density polyethylene conduit, duct and pressure pipe solutions for telecom and data communications. The city of Mountain Grove has a listing of all the Licenses Business doing business within the city, which offer more employment opportunities.
Mountain Grove has several events throughout the year. One of the most popular is the Mountain Grove Music Festival, the Tri-County Fairgrounds which host many events including Kidsfest, and the Rodeo. Fun City is the movie theater in town where young and old can enjoy some relaxing entertainment.
The Chambers of Commerce also sponsors yearly golf tournaments and city-wide yard sales and the small town old fashion Christmas Parade. If you want some more physical entertainment you’ll need to check out The Ozark Family YMCA which has a branch in Mountain Grove with recreational programs for all ages. The YMCA also manages the city pool. Mountain Grove also has Baseball fields, tennis courts.
Mountain Grove Public Schools are home to the Panthers. There are two elementary schools including Manes Elementary Schools which has a very high rating of 8, there is a middle school and the high school. The area is also blessed to have The Ozark Mountain Technical Center which has training for young and old alike in disciplines ranging from auto repair to web design and many other choices – any of which could help you get to work in a profession of your choice. Mountain Grove is also home to the Missouri Fruit Experiment Station operated by the University Of Missouri Ag Department.
Living in Mountain Grove is very affordable with the lower than average housing cost. For those folks choosing to live in town, they will find an easy going relaxed lifestyle. The town has plenty of reasonable housing, with low taxes, easy access to medical services, plenty of dining and shopping to supply all your needs. For the more adventurous who wish to live on a farm outside of town you will be happy to know that you can get everything you need and want n Mountain Grove. There are luxury homes on acreage for those wanting to spread their wings and quaint homes in town sitting on city lots for those looking for a simple stress-free way of living.
You have some choices when it comes to medical care in the area: there is the Ozark Medical Center in Mountain Grove, Missouri Ozarks Community Health – Mountain Grove Clinic and the Texas County Memorial Hospital Mountain Grove Clinic
Never Fear.. a Walmart Supercenter is near! Mountain Grove Missouri has many retail shops from groceries to guns and roses and if you spend a day shopping you may just want to grab a bite to eat at one of the 12 restaurants in town. You can find everything you need in Mountain Grove and if you want more specialty shopping, Springfield MO is a short 1-hour scenic drive away.