Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School opened in fall 2011. It is the first Catholic high school in Columbia.
Les Bourgeois Vineyards and Winery in Rocheport offers 10 wines and continues to grow.
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.
Stephens Lake Park is an arboretum and park in Columbia that features of a variety of amenities, including playgrounds, trails, picnic shelters, and a swimming beach.
Memorial Stadium has been home to the Missouri football team since 1926 and currently houses a capacity crowd of 71, 004.
The Columbia Missourian is a student-staffed news organization owned by the University of Missouri-Columbia, and is one of two daily newspapers distributed in Columbia.
The Columbia Area Career Center has provided several learning opportunities for students and adults since 1979.
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.
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.