Springfield, Missouri

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Springfield is the third largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County.wikipedia
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Missouri

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Springfield is the third largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County.
The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City.

Springfield metropolitan area, Missouri

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It is the principal city of the Springfield metropolitan area, which has a population of 462,369 and includes the counties of Christian, Dallas, Greene, Polk, and Webster.
The Springfield, Missouri metropolitan area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of five counties in southwestern Missouri, anchored by the city of Springfield, the state's third largest city.

Greene County, Missouri

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Springfield is the third largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County. It is the principal city of the Springfield metropolitan area, which has a population of 462,369 and includes the counties of Christian, Dallas, Greene, Polk, and Webster.
Its county seat and most-populous city is Springfield.

Missouri State University

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It is home to three universities, Missouri State University, Drury University, and Evangel University.
Missouri State University (MSU or MO State) is a public university in Springfield, Missouri.

Evangel University

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It is home to three universities, Missouri State University, Drury University, and Evangel University.
Evangel University (EU) is a private Christian university with an embedded seminary in Springfield, Missouri.

Polk County, Missouri

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It is the principal city of the Springfield metropolitan area, which has a population of 462,369 and includes the counties of Christian, Dallas, Greene, Polk, and Webster.
Polk County is part of the Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Christian County, Missouri

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It is the principal city of the Springfield metropolitan area, which has a population of 462,369 and includes the counties of Christian, Dallas, Greene, Polk, and Webster.
Christian County is part of the Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Ozarks

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Springfield's nickname is "Queen City of the Ozarks" and it is known as the "Birthplace of Route 66".
The second largest is the Springfield Plateau, named after Springfield, Missouri, nicknamed the "Queen City of the Ozarks".

Webster County, Missouri

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It is the principal city of the Springfield metropolitan area, which has a population of 462,369 and includes the counties of Christian, Dallas, Greene, Polk, and Webster.
Webster County is part of the Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Battle of Wilson's Creek

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They fought the Battle of Wilson's Creek on August 10, 1861, a few miles southwest of town.
It was fought on August 10, 1861, near Springfield, Missouri, officially a neutral state, though its pro-South governor, Claiborne Fox Jackson, was secretly collaborating with Confederate troops.

Dallas County, Missouri

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It is the principal city of the Springfield metropolitan area, which has a population of 462,369 and includes the counties of Christian, Dallas, Greene, Polk, and Webster.
Dallas County is part of the Springfield, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Ozark Jubilee

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Four nationally broadcast television series originated from the city between 1955 and 1961: Ozark Jubilee and its spin-off, Five Star Jubilee; Talent Varieties; and The Eddy Arnold Show.
It was produced in Springfield, Missouri.

Second Battle of Springfield

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This became known as the Second Battle of Springfield.
The Second Battle of Springfield was a battle in the American Civil War fought January 8, 1863, in Springfield, Missouri.

Ralph D. Foster

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All were carried live by ABC except for Five Star Jubilee on NBC and were produced by Springfield's Crossroads TV Productions, owned by Ralph D. Foster.
Ralph David Foster (April 25, 1893 – August 11, 1984), was an American broadcasting executive and philanthropist who created the framework for Springfield, Missouri to challenge Nashville, Tennessee as the nation's country music capital during the 1950s.

McDaniel Lake

Nearby lakes include Table Rock Lake, Stockton Lake, McDaniel Lake, Fellows Lake, Lake Springfield, and Pomme de Terre Lake.
McDaniel Lake is a 300 acre source of water for the city of Springfield, Missouri currently owned and operated by City Utilities of Springfield as their public water source.

Lake Springfield (Missouri)

Lake Springfield
Nearby lakes include Table Rock Lake, Stockton Lake, McDaniel Lake, Fellows Lake, Lake Springfield, and Pomme de Terre Lake.
Lake Springfield is a 318-acre artificial cooling lake located in Springfield, Missouri created for the James River Power Plant.

Five Star Jubilee

Four nationally broadcast television series originated from the city between 1955 and 1961: Ozark Jubilee and its spin-off, Five Star Jubilee; Talent Varieties; and The Eddy Arnold Show.
Produced from the Landers Theatre in Springfield, Missouri, the program was similar to Jubilee USA and featured some of the same cast, including Bobby Lord, Cecil Brower, Speedy Haworth and Slim Wilson's Jubilee Band.

Fellows Lake

Nearby lakes include Table Rock Lake, Stockton Lake, McDaniel Lake, Fellows Lake, Lake Springfield, and Pomme de Terre Lake.
Fellows Lake is an 860 acre source of water for the city of Springfield, Missouri.

Positronic (company)

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Positronic, Bass Pro Shops, John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts, BKD, Noble & Associates, Prime, Inc., Springfield ReManufacturing, and O'Reilly Auto Parts have their national headquarters in Springfield.
Positronic is a manufacturing company based in Springfield, Missouri.

Country music

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Many of the biggest names in country music frequently visited or lived in Springfield at the time.
Country music gained national television exposure through Ozark Jubilee on ABC-TV and radio from 1955 to 1960 from Springfield, Missouri.

Wild Bill Hickok

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Promptly after the Civil War ended on July 21, 1865 Wild Bill Hickok shot and killed Davis Tutt in a shootout over a disagreement about a debt Tutt claimed Hickok owed him.
In late 1863 he worked for the provost marshal of southwest Missouri as a member of the Springfield detective police.

O'Reilly Auto Parts

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Positronic, Bass Pro Shops, John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts, BKD, Noble & Associates, Prime, Inc., Springfield ReManufacturing, and O'Reilly Auto Parts have their national headquarters in Springfield.
O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. officially started in the auto parts business with one store in Springfield, Missouri, in December 1957.

Assemblies of God USA

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In addition, two major American Christian denominations—General Council of the Assemblies of God in the United States of America (one of the largest of the Pentecostal denominations) and Baptist Bible Fellowship International (a fundamentalist Baptist denomination founded by J. Frank Norris)—are headquartered in the city.
The national headquarters are in Springfield, Missouri, where the administrative and executive offices and Gospel Publishing House are located.

Battlefield Mall

Its largest shopping mall is Battlefield Mall.
Battlefield Mall is an enclosed shopping mall in Springfield, Missouri.

Hillcrest High School (Springfield, Missouri)

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Public high schools include Central High School, Kickapoo High School, Hillcrest High School, Parkview High School, and Glendale High School.
Hillcrest High School is a high school located at 3319 N. Grant Avenue in Springfield, Missouri.