There's Momentum Here
Cape Girardeau is a place where you cannot only make your mark but also make your home. Whether you’re enjoying a live performance at the River Campus, taking the kids out for an afternoon of bike riding on the LaCroix Trail, or having a meal at one of the great restaurants downtown, you’ll always be greeted by friendly faces and welcoming smiles. When you come to Cape, we hope it feels like you’re coming home.Learn More
People are Thriving
I feel like Cape is a whole new world. From someone who was born and raised here, it's really awesome how it continues to grow and thrive with new businesses and opportunities.
Cape Girardeau native, Marketing Support Coordinator at SERVPRO of Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties
It's just a great place to live. People are friendly and they'll talk to you as if they've known you forever.
From New Jersey and plans to retire in Cape Girardeau
President & CEO at SoutheastHEALTH
We did a ton of research on the elementary schools in the area and were extremely pleased with the results! We could tell the educators would be top notch.
Moved from Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 2014
Communication & Marketing Specialist at Old Town Cape
One of the best things about working in Cape is you don't have to wake up early in the morning to avoid rush hour traffic.
Came to Southeast Missouri State University from Pokhara, Nepal
Stayed in Cape Girardeau to be an Application Developer at Element 74
There's a Lot to Do
Here are some of our favorites.
Dive into the Arts on First Friday
Pick Pumpkins, Apples and More at Area Farms
Challenge Your Mind at University Speakers Series
Shop in our Vibrant Downtown
Bike Through Cape on the LaCroix Trail
And Stories to Tell
While there are plenty of national chains around town, most of my favorite hangouts are local businesses.
Unique goods that add character and charm to lives are fun to find here.
Making something with our own two hands is a source of pride for the people of Cape Girardeau.
Want to See a Day in the Life?
Check out our Instagram @capeishome