Learn More About the Centralia, Missouri Region!

Live Centralia


"LIVE CENTRALIA" is a tour designed to help new employees with jobs in Centralia or new residents learn about our coummunity and all it has to offer.  Tour guides are local citizens who live and work in Centralia and have a passion for their coummunity.  Tours will last appoximately an hour depending on the specific interests.

Tour sites will include:

  • Business District: Point out city hall, shops, restaurants and other businesses that make our vibrant business district.  Police and Fire Station will also be included
  • Centralia Parks and Recreation: Centralia boasts four parks, a swimming pool and new Recreation Center.  Drive bys for each park and a quick Rec Center tour will highlight our park system.
  • Centralia Public Library: Centralia has a national award winning library that actively involves readers and users of all ages.  Well worth viewing.
  • Centralia Schools:  Drive by the four Centralia campuses and if the employee has school age children, specific school tours can be arranged.
  • Centralia Housing:  Drive by new housing developments in our community, highlighting family friendly neighborhoods.
  • Centralia Tourism: Chance Gardens and Rose Garden: Quick drive by will highlight our community's respect for its history and the tourist attractions that bring many people to our community.  Centralia Battlefield is close and can be included on request.
  • Centralia Churches: A local listing will be provided.
  • Centralia Country Club:  Private club with golf course, restaurant and swimming pool.

Tours are encouraged for spouses as well as the potential employees.  Special personal tours through our student ambassadors can be arranged for older school age children who would like to see first hand the schools they will be attending and the activities that each school offers.  Please give us the opportunity to show case our community and our pride.  You will be glad you did


Thank you for thinking Centralia!