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A booming city just south of Branson, Hollister is quickly growing as a diversified population. Whether you are a college student or a new family looking for a starter house you will feel right at home in Hollister. This city offers Ozark’s Technical Community College and the private school, College of the Ozarks, built on the foundation where students work real jobs at the college in order to pay for their tuition and leave debt free. With more businesses and homes being built each year, the city continues to work hard to create a “developer friendly” economic development culture. You can find the original “Downing Street” store fronts full of antiques, restaurants, and businesses where they host city festivals throughout the year, as well as large chain businesses like Lowes, Herman Lumber, Harter House, and La Quinta Inn. When you are living in Hollister you get the feeling of genuine Ozark’s hospitality with the conveniences of a big city.

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Basic Facts

Population: 4,481
Population per sq mi: 663/sq mi
Persons under 18: 23%
Persons 65yrs+: 16%
Total Area: 6.84 sq mi
Elevation: 722 ft

Things to Do/See

Historic Downtown Hollister, Black Horse Pub, Fishing, Hook & Ladder Pizza, Vintage Paris Coffee Shop, Antique Shopping, Festivals & Parades, Community Events, College of the Ozarks Museums or Campus Tour, Buffalo Ridge Golf Course, or head into Downtown Branson or the heart of Branson for more variety of entertainment

School District Info

Hollister School District: 417.243.4000
School Website:
Students: 1,494 (inclusive of 4 schools PK & K-12)
Student/Teacher Ratio: 13


CenturyLink 800.201.4099
Mediacom 877.794.2724

White River Electric 417.335.9335

Well, Septic, Community 417.334.3262

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