Visitors, and tourists think of Fredericktown and the surrounding area as remarkably beautiful and surprisingly 'pristine' in many ways. As our modern world continues to be more and more developed, our area can still boast of miles and miles of trees, clear streams and rivers, beautiful lakes, fresh air and solitude.
Fredericktown is located on the outer boundary of the St. Francois Mountains, surrounded on three sides by the Mark Twain National Forest. Our community was settled in 1819 by French settlers. We are the County Seat of Madison County and the home of the historic Madison County Courthouse, built in 1898 and designed by architect, Theodore Link.
Fredericktown MO is the home of our annual Azalea Festival, Held in our beautiful Downtown center that runs around the court house in the center of town. We have local crafters, food vendors and a parade, this is the perfect "springtime" event.
Why Buy Local?
By choosing local and independent businesses for your services, shopping, dining and other needs, you not only enjoy a more distinctive and personal experience, you’re helping build community and strengthen your local economy. You can also try it where you buy it. Local and independent businesses help give community its distinct personality. Our certified local businesses are located within 15 miles of the town center, city hall or local chamber of commerce. we do not go beyond the 15 mile limit to keep local businesses truly local.
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