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A little about Boonville

Nestled high atop wooded bluffs overlooking the Missouri river sits Boonville, Missouri, a beautiful city rooted in history offering visitors an unexpected experience. We were rated one of the Best 20 Small Towns and you will see why. Its all here, history, the Katy Trail, shopping, dining and architecture that is sure to make your stay enjoyable

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The history of Boonville

The community derives its name from Nathan and Daniel Morgan Boone, who were the sons of Daniel Boone and established their salt business near the community in the early 1800s by delivering the salt from salt licks to St. Louis. The area has been called "Boone's Lick" and the route from the lick to St. Charles/St. Louis, Missouri is called the Boone's Lick Trail. The eastern terminus near Boonville at Franklin, Missouri is considered the original start of the Santa Fe Trail. During the American Civil War, the community was fought over and held by both sides including in the Battle of Boonville on June 17, 1861, a month before the First Battle of Bull Run which gave the Union control of the Missouri River; and 2nd Battle of Boonville on September 13, 1861; and its capture by Sterling Price in 1864 in Price's Raid. The city was a strategic target because of its location on the Missouri Pacific Railroad. The track was subsequently taken over by the Missouri–Kansas–Texas Railroad

Contact Information

Address:
100 East Spring Street
Boonville, Missouri
65233

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Businesses in Boonville, Missouri

Here is a collection of downtown Boonville, 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.

 

High Street Victorian Bed & Breakfast

Lodging

Experience Victorian Charm and Elegance!

 

Hotel Frederick

Lodging

Elegant beauty not often found

 

87 Diner

Restaurants

Classic family style diner

 

Carrie Lyn's Ice Cream Parlor

Restaurants

Great ice cream treats and samiches, soups and salads

 

The Palace Restaurant

Restaurants

Fresh cut steaks, burgers and Grecian delites

 

Abigail's at the Fred

Shopping

A little bit of everything to make you happy!

 

Attico Antiques and Vintage

Shopping

Antiques and collectibles of interest

 

Meme B's Bowtique

Shopping

Handcrafted, art, crafts, gifts and apparel

 

Never the Same

Shopping

Furniture, Primitives and Crafts

 

Savvy Seconds Resale Store

Shopping

A community organization selling gently used clothing and home decor