Cox South, Springfield, MO
- 3801 S. National Ave
The hospital is a 644-bed full-service acute care and surgical medical center. It has served the community since 1985. The hospital is home to spacious, private labor and delivery suites; a level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with 28 private rooms; and state-of-the-art perinatal intensive care.Our Community
Springfield is located in Greene County, Missouri. Known as the "Queen City of the Ozarks," it is the third-largest city in the state and is home to more than 159,000 residents, with more than 537,000 people in the metropolitan area.
Healthcare, retail, manufacturing, tourism and education power Springfield's economy.
Springfield-Branson National Airport, the Downtown Airport, Interstate 44, Route 13, U.S. Route 60, U.S. Route 65 and U.S. Route 160 serve the city's residents.
Arts and Entertainment
Springfield is home to many cultural and historical attractions, including the Creamery Arts Center, Dickerson Park Zoo, American Civil War Library at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, Air & Military Museum of the Ozarks, Springfield Art Museum, Trail of Tears National Historic Trail, U.S. Route 66 marker, Missouri Institute of Natural Science, Commercial Street Historic District and more.
The city is home to the Springfield Ballet, Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Springfield Regional Opera and the Springfield Regional Arts Council, as well as minor league baseball, tennis, soccer and ice hockey teams.
Springfield foodies enjoy a wide variety of cuisine, a fair trade chocolate factory, craft breweries, a winery, multiple farmers' markets, a community garden and a number of natural food stores.
Outdoor enthusiasts have plenty to do in the Springfield area, thanks to 92 parks, three golf courses, a network of Ozarks trails and parks, the 35-mile Frisco Highline Trail, six lakes, two rivers and the 2,500-acre Busiek State Forest.
The city is served by the Springfield Public School District, the largest district in the state. It is also home to a number of private schools.
Institutions of higher education include Missouri State University, Drury University, Ozarks Technical Community College, Baptist Bible College, Evangel University, Cox College (Nursing and Allied Health), Mercy College of Nursing and Health Sciences of Southwest Baptist University, Columbia College, University of Phoenix, Everest College and Webster University.