Memorial Stadium has been home to the Missouri football team since 1926 and currently houses a capacity crowd of 71, 004.
The largest bur oak tree in Missouri is located in Boone County.
One famous alum of Oakland Junior High School is NASCAR driver Carl Edwards.
Rock Bridge High School has more than doubled its enrollment since opening in 1973.
Hickman High School is the largest high school in Missouri.
Douglass High School is an alternative high school for Columbia students.
Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School opened in fall 2011. It is the first Catholic high school in Columbia.
The Columbia Area Career Center has provided several learning opportunities for students and adults since 1979.
The Stephens College Children's School has been providing college students with the opportunity to teach and interact with children while also providing a research-based education for the children enrolled in the school since 1925.
Happy Tails Animal Sanctuary is an animal welfare corporation that operates under a "no-kill" philosophy, that utilizes foster homes until a permanent residence can be achieved.