Welcome to the City of Festus, with a population of 11,602, with many dining, shopping, and recreational opportunities in southern Jefferson County! The City of Festus is a progressive community, one that is moving forward while still maintaining an atmosphere that keeps us unique.


Nestled along I-55 and Highway 61 and 67, Festus offers easy access to unique local shops, national chains, succulent fine dining, and lots of fast food choices. 


Housing selections are practically unlimited from rental, to starter home, to comfortable living space. 


There are five parks used for recreation and more for family get-togethers. 


Business locations range from our classic Main Street to highway areas along I-55 and Highway 61 and 67 and areas in between.