We love this place

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. 

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People are Thriving

Kaleisha Walker

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.

Kaleisha Walker

Cape Girardeau native, Marketing Support Coordinator at SERVPRO of Cape Girardeau & Scott Counties

Ken Bateman

It's just a great place to live. People are friendly and they'll talk to you as if they've known you forever.

Ken Bateman

From New Jersey and plans to retire in Cape Girardeau
President & CEO at SoutheastHEALTH

Samantha Mlot

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.

Samantha Mlot

Moved from Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 2014
Communication & Marketing Specialist at Old Town Cape

Pravin Bhandari

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.

Pravin Bhandari

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.

  • Play Fetch With Your Furry Friend at the Dog Park

    Play Fetch With Your Furry Friend at the Dog Park

  • Kick Back at a Local Winery

  • Get Your Coffee Fix From a Local Cafe

  • Shop in our Vibrant Downtown

  • Learn Area History at a Local Museum

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And Stories to Tell

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  • Initiative of The Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce
  • 220 N. Fountain, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
  • (573) 335-3312
  • (573) 335-3312
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