O’Fallon is drawing national accolades
- Money Magazine August 2010: A Top 100 Best Places to Live ~ Ranked #26 in the Country ~ Ranked #1 In the State of Missouri
- CQ Press City Crime Rankings 2009-10: 14th Safest City in America
O’Fallon encompasses the past, the present, and the future. The 29 square miles that make up this town has made the most of its progress in the last 29 years.
Located 30 minutes straight west of St. Louis County city limits, O’Fallon has become one of the fastest growing cities in St. Charles County. With a deep-rooted history, the city has proven to be well rounded in community and economic development, with a strong focus on putting residents first.
The city is easily accessible. Bordered by Highway 64/40 on the south and Highway 70 to the north, the great location is very attractive to residents. From small companies to major corporations, O’Fallon has drawn the attention of nearly 1,400 businesses. Some of the more notable names include: MasterCard International, Progress West HealthCare Center, SunEdison, and CitiMortgage.
O’Fallon features plenty sports and activity amenities. The Renaud Spirit Center and T.R.Hughes Ballpark, the home of the River City Rascals minor league baseball team, have helped to earn a 39th place rank in the 100 Best Communities to Live, according to Money magazine. O’Fallon also features seven parks, encompassing over 450 acres. There is an art gallery, senior center, and aquatic park. The Winghaven community, located in the southwest corner of O’Fallon, is made up of a mix of residential housing, restaurants, and businesses. Winghaven, along with McEagle Properties, hosted Tour de Winghaven, a US Cycling Federation event.
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Median household income: $75,796
Median home value: $193,200
Origin of name: Named after John O’Fallon, a local businessman, soldier and real estate professional who fought in the War of 1812. Although he was the nephew of William Clark, it wasn’t until the 1851 completion of the railroad to Iowa when O’Fallon gave the town its name.
Landmarks: Civic Park log home, Darius Head home, the stone chimney which was once a part of Fort Zumwalt.
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