If you want to enjoy a small town festival without being far from a big city, consider purchasing your next home in O Fallon, Missouri. The real estate market is in on the rise and there are many residential properties available. Families can easily find multiple bedroom homes with sizable front and backyards. If you want a little less home maintenance, O Fallon has plenty of condos to choose from and many of them also have multiple bedrooms for growing families. Conversely, if you’d rather build a home, there are a handful of great lots in prime locations.
With a population of just under 80,000, O Fallon was once named the 39th best place to live. That’s because area is ripe with job opportunity. The city hosts MasterCard’s Global Technology Operations Center. As a result, the city experienced a large boom in the economy and many government programs were bolstered by MasterCard’s business. Additionally, the local Lou Fusz Automotive Dealership won the state contract for vehicles for two yeas in a row. O Fallon has its own baseball team named the River City Rascals. They are a member of the Frontier League and play in the T.R. Hughes Ballpark.
For those who love sports and the outdoors, O Fallon is home to a number of parks and sports complexes. The Civic Park is 20 acres in size and has the Alligator’s Creek Aquatic Center as well as Civic Hall. The Dames Park is a 59-acre sports park with a fitness course and three football fields. The Fort Zumwalt Park is a great area to fish or play a game of disc golf. Also, explorers can have fun in the historic Fort Zumwalt. Knaust Park is a small family park stretching a modest six acres. It features a playground for children and a walking path. The O Fallon Sports Park spans 95 acres and has 12 soccer fields in addition to concession stands, playgrounds and the Renaud Spirit Center. The Ozzie Smith Sports Complex houses seven baseball/softball diamonds and the Amateur Sports Hall of Fame. It sits next to T.R. Hughes Ballpark. The Westhoff Park spans 65 acres and includes horseshoe pits, tennis courts, a skate park, basketball courts, sand volleyball courts, baseball diamonds and handball courts. If you love to be active, you’ll have plenty to do in O Fallon. For homeowners, the area is the perfect combination of big city spirit and small town life.