Willard is located in northwestern Greene County and is part of the Springfield, Missouri, metropolitan statistical area (population 481,483 at the 2020 census). Situated just five miles north of Interstate 44, residents enjoy the charm of a small community along with easy access to the various recreational, dining, education, healthcare and entertainment amenities of a mid-sized metropolitan area. Agriculture and Aggregate Stone Production, along with an outstanding public school system, are the most impactful industries in and around Willard. The Frisco Highline Trail, part of the Ozarks Greenways 200+ mile planned multi-use trail system, traverses through central Willard and serves as a tremendous recreational feature for residents and tourists alike. There’s something for everyone in Willard. Come experience it for yourself!