is a small town in Missouri
, a state of the United States of America
. It is notable as the starting point of the Santa Fe Trail
, parts of which are preserved as a unit of the United States National Park System
Interstate 70 connects Boonville with Kansas City
to the west and Columbia
and St. Louis
to the east.
Greyhound. Buses stop at the Fame Tire & Auto located at 17987 Jefferson Rd.
- The Santa Fe Trail did not start in Boonville proper, but rather at the now-abandoned site of Franklin near town. Markers commemorate the site. See also Boone's Lick State Historic Site, preserving a salt lick that was important to Santa Fe Trail travelers.