Information about Neosho, MO and the small, locally-owned businesses located there.

Birthplace of artist, Thomas Hart Benton

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A little about Neosho

Neosho, nationally known as the Flower Box City, received a grant in 1955 to launch an experiment in city beautification, and has since concentrated on easy-care planters in every conceivable location. Flower boxes in front of business establishments, churches, schools and residential homes have spread Neosho’s fame.

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The history of Neosho

A combination of geography and opportunity drew the earliest settlers to the Neosho area. Prior to the Civil War, the economy revolved around agriculture, retail trade and eventually mining. After the war, economic growth and settlement revolved around agriculture. One of the area’s most famous citizens emerged from this agricultural boom. George Washington Carver, born a slave near Diamond and first educated in Neosho, became a nationally eminent agronomist, botanist, educator and artist. In 1941, Neosho changed forever when the United States government established Camp Crowder on the southern edge of town. The camp, a U.S. Army Signal Corps Training Center, flooded Neosho with an average population of 40,000 uniformed men and women. The impact of Camp Crowder’s establishment can only be matched by the impact of its closure. The millions of dollars spent locally by the government and soldiers disappeared almost entirely when World War II ended.

Contact Information

Address:
216 W Spring St
Neosho, Missouri
64850

Where is Neosho

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Businesses in Neosho, Missouri

Here is a collection of local Neosho, Missouri businesses. Clicking on the thumbnail image, or the blue "View Member" will take you to that businesses page. We've included some jump links so that you can easily navigate to different categories of businesses. Those, can be found directly below as icons. Or, there is a list of categories in the menu bar.

Lodging Museums / Attractions Restaurants Services Shopping

 

Antler Lodge

Lodging

Not just a place to sleep.

 

Neosho National Fish Hatchery

Museums / Attractions

Conserving America's fisheries.

 

Cafe Angelica

Restaurants

Putting our spin on American, European and Asian cuisine.

 

Mudd Puddles Kaffee Klatsch

Restaurants

An informal social gathering for coffee and conversation.

 

Sam's Cellar Bar and Oven

Restaurants

Historic bar with a modern twist.

 

Dr. Fly's Salon

Services

Providing great quality service.

 

Beck Floral

Shopping

Flowers whisper what words can't say

 

Joyful Journeys

Shopping

Simply amazing.

 

Noah's Ark Pet Store

Shopping

Providing forever homes for our babies.

 

Steven Christopher Jewelers

Shopping

The jeweler for southwest Missouri.