Introduction to Boonville, Missouri
Boonville was the site of a conflict during the American Civil War in 1861. In the battle of Boonville, the Union forces ignored and put aside a less equipped Missouri State Guard force. The city of Boonville is located in Cooper County, which was founded in 1818.
Boonville and nearby Attractions
- Katy Trail
- Rock Bridge Memorial State Park
- Rolfling Lake
- Kemper Golf Course
Things To Do In Boonville
Rock Bridge Memorial State Park comes with recreational facilities that are popular among the tourists. Katy Trail is a state park that has trails for physical activities such as hiking and cycling. One can take a walk by the Rolfling Lake or the Trout Lake. Kemper Golf Course offers excellent facilities for the enjoyment of the golf lovers. Boonville Heritage Days is a summer weekend event hosted by Boonville, and attracts hordes of tourists every year.
Columbia Regional Airport offers air transportation facilities to the residents of Boonville.
Boonville Higher Education
The Boonslick Technical Education Center is located in Boonville. The University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia College, Lincoln University, and Central Missouri State University are also close by.