Location Profile

Kirksville, Missouri

Facility Type
Facility Location
Kirksville, Missouri
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Kirksville, Missouri and is affiliated with several notable prestigious healthcare providers. More than 100 healthcare professionals work at the facility and take pride in offering comprehensive care with state-of-the-art care. Specialties include obstetrics, cardiology, and pediatrics. Services include home health, internal medicine, and physical therapy.

Community Overview

Kirksville is a small town located in Northeast Missouri. Listed among the top 12,000 Best Places to Live in America by Niche.com, it’s a family-friendly spot with a charming historic downtown, fun events, and beautiful nature, including a 3,000-acre state park. A quaint but lively small town, Kirksville has a bit of something for everyone. The town offers several great events including the St. Patrick’s Day Festival, the Summer on the Square Outdoor Concert Series, the All American Red, White, and Blue Festival, an annual fair, the Community Roots Festival, and the Red Barn Arts & Crafts Festival.

Learn more about Kirksville at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

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The Kirksville R-III School District operates the public schools of the area and has 1 early childhood center, 2 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. A technical center for non-traditional learners is also available within the district. The district is above average and is committed to preparing all learners for the demands of higher education and the workforce. Technology and innovation teaching methods are used to offer students the best academic advantage, plus the classes have a low student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. All schools in the district are either ranked with an A or B by Niche.com with nearly 40% of students proficient in math and nearly 60% proficient in reading. Kirksville St. High is ranked among 43rd within Missouri and among the top 4,000 high schools in the country by U.S. News and World Report’s Best U.S. High Schools. There are also 3 private schools in the area.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

Kirksville has a range of shops for nearly any category you could imagine. Whether you want gifts, general merchandise, books, furniture, home decor, or nearly anything else, you’ll likely find it in Kirksville. Shops are located around the city and in the historic downtown square. Department store shopping includes JCPenney, Gordmans, and Walmart. Hy-Vee, Countryside Market, and Aldi are among the grocery store options in Kirksville.

The Kirksville Art Association is an integral part of the arts and culture scene of the area. In addition to exhibits in their gallery, the Arts Association also presents arts programs, summer concert series, and arts festivals. Truman State University, a college located in Kirksville, also features a public gallery with shows featuring artwork by students and professional artists throughout the year. The Aquadome is an alternative art and community space with a variety of events in the summer and winter for all ages. The Curtain Call Theatre presents live productions plus other events, and the Downtown Cinema 8 is the place to go for the newest movies.

Exploring the history and heritage of the area is easy with Kirksville’s several museums and sites. The Adair County Historical Society Museum features a rich collection of artifacts from the pioneer days, Native American relics, and other pieces of the past. The Museum of Osteopathic Medicine contains a wealth of exhibits spanning 150 years and chronicling the founding of osteopathy, and its founder, Kirksville’s own Dr. Andrew Taylor Still. Learn about the local university, Truman State University, its founder, and the history of Kirksville at the Ruth Towne Museum & Visitors Center.

Kirksville offers several parks and diverse recreation opportunities for any interest. Rotary Park features a playground, snow sledding area, a volleyball court, and a 9-hole disc golf course. North Park Complex features a skate park, sports fields, and a playground. If you want to spend the day out in nature and do some exciting activities, then Thousand Hills State Park is the place. Spanning over 3,000 acres, it features trails, camping facilities, a marina, a beach, dining, and ancient Native American markings. You can even rent a paddleboat, kayak, or canoe, and have fun on the water. The Missouri Conservation Center is an educational yet engaging place to learn about local wildlife. The Center features an aquarium, exhibits, theater, and naturalist programs, plus has a walking trail and fishing pond. Leisure World Lanes is a great family destination for bowling and skating, and the Truman State Observatory will let you see the stars.

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Crime Rate

irksville is safer than 32% of the country and has a dedicated police force that protects the city. There are 25 officers on staff and all engage in active crime prevention. With partnerships, patrol, and community engagement, the police department makes the city safe for all who visit or live here.

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