History on Fair Grove

Fair Grove is located about 14 miles north of Springfield on Highway 65.  The 2010 census counted 1,393 citizens. A four lane Highway 65 south to Springfield connects with 4 lanes south to Branson. Consistent growth is the plan for the inhabitants that are proud of 1883 Wommack Mill, school, park and small town style of living with a sense of community. 

There are 9 subdivisions underway in the city limits. All city streets are paved and the newer subdivisions have curbs, gutters and sidewalks.  The citizens passed a revenue bond issue in 2005 to expand the sewer system that was completed in 2009.  Fair Grove Public Water Supply has been established since 1968 and has 3 wells and 3 storage tanks.  Water is chlorinated and tested as per DNR regulations. There are around 500 single family homes, and several multi family buildings and duplexes.  A Senior Citizen’s housing provides 1 BD apartments for 20.  There are 50+ businesses including the historic district.  These businesses consists of 3 banks, a supermarket, pharmacy, 2 farm stores, Dollar General, convenience store, O'Reilly Auto parts, several restaurants as well as many others.   Nine churches reside within the city limits .