Hollister, Missouri is a few miles south of Branson along the Highway 65 corridor, which is a popular route between Springfield, Missouri and Harrison, Arkansas. Though Hollister is a small town with a population near 5,000 it’s a community that is experiencing rapid growth.
Hollister has two main areas, the historic downtown and the industrial park. In Hollister’s historic downtown along Downing Street you find restaurants, coffee shop, hotel, pub and quaint stores. The train depot and still working railway add to the charm of this area. The industrial side has become popular for large building supply stores and companies due to Hollister’s proximity to a busy main highway.
You’ll also find two colleges in Hollister, Missouri adding to the popularity of this area. College of the Ozarks, a 4 year liberal arts school where students work for their tuition is one of the nation’s top Christian colleges. It’s also a popular stop for visitors as much of the college is open to the public for tours. The Keeter Center on the school’s campus is a hotel, restaurant and event center that stays busy 365 days a year. Just up the road from College of the Ozarks is Ozarks Technical Community College’s Table Rock Campus. Known more commonly as OTC, students can receive workforce training as well as complete work in many certificate areas like nursing and early childhood development.
Hollister is home to a highly respected public school system for kids in Pre-K through grade 12. Along with great educational opportunities, you’ll find several healthcare offices in Hollister as well as many other general business services.
Adding to the appeal of Hollister is the Branson Airport, world-class golf courses, beautiful Table Rock Lake and Lake Taneycomo. When it comes to available homes for sale in Hollister you’ll find fishing cottages, cabins, condos, single family ranches, subdivisions and sprawling lake homes.
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