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Webb City in Jasper County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Welcome Visitors to Webb City, MO, Our "Gem" of the Ozarks

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
1. Welcome Visitors to Webb City, MO, Our "Gem" of the Ozarks Marker
Inscription.  
(full title: The Citizens of Webb City and the Webb City Chamber of Commerce Welcome Visitors to Webb City, MO, Our "Gem" of the Ozarks)

We invite you to experience our history, enjoy our parks and recreational facilities, and shop in our retail establishments. Please visit the Route 66 Welcome Center located at the corner of Webb and Broadway streets on Route 66. You will find a friendly staff willing to supply you with helpful information whether you are just passing through or are seeking assistance in establishing a home or business here.

The Route 66 Welcome Center houses the Chamber of Commerce and the city's Economic and Community Development offices. These two entities work hand in hand to assist business owners and those who wish to establish businesses in Webb City. The city and the chamber are ready to assist whether it is a small venture or large manufacturer. The tourism created by Route 66 and the city's emphasis on that tourism allow business owners to cater to both the tourism patron as well as a local customer base.

Each year brings progress and the numerous corporations located in
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By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
2. Welcome Visitors to Webb City, MO, Our "Gem" of the Ozarks Marker
Located at Webb City Historical Mining Park.
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Webb City extend their operations throughout the world and even into space. The property encircling the community that used to bring forth the prosperous zinc and ore have been reclaimed for retail and industrial businesses.

In 2014, the Downtown Webb City Historic District was placed in the National Register of Historic Places. Due to this designation and the new establishment of the city-owned Centennial Park, investors are bringing their restaurants and small businesses to the downtown area. The optimistic people of Webb City look to the future with confidence. Webb City's business friendly climate has resulted in new businesses being established throughout the entire community. New home growth and an expanding school system demonstrate the confidence in the city.

Historic Route 66 runs right through the center of Webb City's National Register Commercial Historic Downtown District and sees hundreds of travelers from all over the world.

Webb City today is a thriving community that continues to embrace its rich heritage while embracing the endless possibilities of the future. The city's long history and commitment to economic growth makes Webb City an ideal location to live, work, and play!
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles
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By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
3. Nearby Marker
Lists local Points of Interest for tourists and Route 66 enthusiasts.
. In addition, it is included in the U.S. Route 66 🛣️ series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 2014.
 
Location. 37° 8.815′ N, 94° 27.547′ W. Marker is in Webb City, Missouri, in Jasper County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Broadway Street (Old U.S. 66) and North Devon Street. Marker is located at Webb City Historical Mining Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 E Broadway St, Webb City MO 64870, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tri-State Mining District Hoist (a few steps from this marker); Tri-State Mining District Conveyor Wheel (a few steps from this marker); Tri-State Mining District Ore Bucket (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated to the Memory of Marion E. Perry and William H. Perry (a few steps from this marker); Tri-State Mining District Water Pump (a few steps from this marker); Tri-State Mining District Rock Drill (within shouting distance of this marker); History of Webb City (within shouting distance of this marker); Webb City Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Webb City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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