We are located twenty short minutes north of Columbia, our county seat, home of the Missouri Tigers and entrance ramp to I-70, which will take you anywhere. Centralia is a small town with big pride. We are proud to be the home of Hubbell Power Systems, one of the largest industries in Boone County, employing over seven hundred friends, family, and neighbors. Centralia is a great place to work! We have earned the right to brag about our accredited Centralia R-VI school district. Small class sizes, competitive athletic programs, and dedicated, innovative teachers. A nationally recognized FFA program, an award winning Parents as Teachers group, and strong test scores prove that Centralia is invested in our schools. Centralia is a great place to raise a family! Centralia has what you need. We have a medical clinic, local ambulances and dentists. pharmacy, groceries, hardware or lumber. A must-go coffee shop, old fashion ice cream parlor, inclusive salons, unique boutiques and locally owned restaurants. Insurance agents, plumbers, electricians, people to take care of your heating and cooling. People who will take care of you. Centralia is a safe community where golf carts are approved as a mode of transportation. We host festivals and fairs, parades and tournaments. We have a museum, a historical garden, and a very cool, historical wedding venue. That’s not all. In Centralia, we have an active Senior Center, and community groups like Rotary and Kiwanis and Women’s Network. Centralia has a public golf course, four public parks, a public swimming pool and many area churches to welcome you. In Centralia, you can belong and make a difference. Centralia is a progressive community with new homes for sale as well as building lots in new subdivisions. Historical homes are being renovated and charming homes revitalized. We are a community of planners and doers and believers in the future of our town. The best kept secret in Boone County. What are you waiting for? Come see for yourself.