Introduction to Fulton, Missouri
Fulton was founded in 1825. In the same year it became the county seat of Callaway County. Prior to that, Elizabeth was the county seat. Fulton was incorporated on March 14, 1859. It was named in honor of Robert Fulton, the inventor of steamboat. The early economy of the city largely depended upon agriculture. On February 26, 1847, the Missouri General Assembly decided to set up an asylum for the insane in the city.
Fulton and nearby Attractions
- Auto World Museum
- Little Dixie Wildlife Area
- Walters - Boone County Historical Museum
- Cole County Historical Museum
- Missouri Governor's Mansion
- Rock Bridge Memorial State Park
Things To Do In Fulton
Fulton offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. One can visit the Little Dixie Wildlife Area, Finger Lakes State Park, and Graham Cave State Park, which provide amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities. The Auto World Museum is also worth visiting. Apart from these, the city of Fulton hosts the Fall Festival Horse Show, Callaway County Fair, and Fulton Street Fair every year.
Columbia Regional Airport is less than half an hour's drive away.
Fulton Higher Education
William Woods University and Westminster College are located in the city. One can also opt for University of Missouri - Columbia and Columbia College.