Quality of Life

Conveniently located just a few miles west of Springfield, Missouri, Republic is nestled in heart of the Ozarks in the middle of one of the nation’s most desirable places to live and work. Cost of living well below the national average, a mix of housing opportunities with access to excellent public and private schools, and healthcare facilities help to make Republic one of the region’s fastest growing cities.


Business people who travel will enjoy the convenience of living within just a few minutes’ drive to the Springfield National Airport, which offers direct flights to major cities all over the country, or to Interstate 44, one of the Midwest’s principal thoroughfares. Click the link below to view more detailed information about the transportation benefits in Republic.

Transportation Profile


The City of Republic contains parks facilities located throughout the City including traditional neighborhood parks, linear parks for biking and walking, destination parks for special events and activities, and a state-of-the-art aquatic center. With facilities available for all types of events and gatherings and programs for all ages, the Republic Parks and Recreation Department does its part to help the community stay active and have fun doing it. Click the link below for more detailed information on the facilities, programs, and amenities. And don’t forget to check out the HUNA, one of the nation’s few simulated wave riders!

Parks and Recreation


Springfield, Missouri, is home to two of the nation’s best and most successful medical networks, Mercy and CoxHealth. Both networks have multiple specialized and highly advanced medical facilities located within just a short drive from Republic on what many call the “Medical Mile” on a stretch of National Avenue in Springfield just off of the interchange with U.S. Highway 60.

Republic also has access to several facilities within the City limits, including urgent care, primary care physicians, dental care service, eye care, and optometry services as well as a 24/7 CoxHealth Fitness Center located inside the Republic Community Center.


Springfield, Missouri, is home to several public and private colleges and universities of notable success. The schools include Missouri State University, Drury University, and Ozarks Technical Community College among many others. Click link below to view the full Education Profile.

Education Profile