Introduction to Moberly, Missouri
Moberly was established in 1866. In the same year, the Chariton and Randolph Railroad first entered the area. In fact, the city was named in honor of Colonel William E. Moberly, the first president of Chariton and Randolph Railroad. It was incorporated in 1868 as a city. Moberly experienced a severe structural damage on July 4, 1995 by a tornado.
Moberly and nearby Attractions
- Tannehill Park
- Rothwell Park
- Chariton County Historical Society Museum
- Walt Disney Hometown Museum
- Arrow Rock State Historic Site
- Finger Lakes State Park
Things To Do In Moberly
While in Moberly, one can visit the Rothwell Park and Tannehill Park. The Walt Disney Hometown Museum is worth taking a look around as well. One can plan a trip to the Long Branch State Park, Boone's Lick State Park, and Finger Lakes State Park. Facilities for boating and fishing are offered by the Camp Lake, Rothwell Lake, and White Oak Camp Lake. Apart from these, the residents celebrate the Randolph County Fair every year in the month of July.
Columbia Regional Airport provides facilities for air transportation.
Moberly Higher Education
Moberly Area Community College is the local higher education institution. Others in the neighborhood include University of Missouri - Columbia, Truman State University, and Columbia College.