Chillicothe is located in northwest Missouri, about 90 miles northeast of Kansas City. As the Livingston County seat, the city is well-known as the “Home of Sliced Bread,” with an excellent quality of life, attractive business environment and a civic-minded community.

Downtown Chillicothe is home to a vibrant business community anchored by the Livingston County Courthouse, City Hall and Livingston County Library. Main Street Chillicothe has been vital to the success of Downtown Chillicothe, spearheading downtown revitalization and beautification efforts. Downtown Chillicothe features a mural tour with over 15 murals depicting historic Chillicothe and area landmarks.

Downtown Chillicothe has maintained a significant amount of investment over the years. Most recent activity includes:

  • Developing the Silver Moon Plaza with financial assistance from the Missouri Development Finance Board
  • Main Street Chillicothe has issued numerous facade renovation loans for downtown beautification
  • Providing technical assistance to downtown business owners
  • Recruiting new retail businesses to downtown
  • Implementation of new branding for downtown Chillicothe