About Columbia, Missouri
Accessible from Interstate 70, halfway between St. Louis and Kansas City, Columbia is the heart of mid-Missouri. The city is home to the University of Missouri (Mizzou)
, Columbia College
and Stephens College
. It has won recognition for being a great place to live from Carnegie Foundation and Forbes.
The downtown area, called The District
, is home to shops bars and restaurants. Each year, the city hosts cultural events, including the Roots, Blues and BBQ Festival and the True/False Film Festival. Over 100,000 people live, work and call Columbia, Missouri home.
For more information, visit the Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau's website.