Discover Historic Plattsburg, Missouri

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Rich in History
  • The County Seat of Clinton County
  • Home to David Rice Atchison, also known as "President for a Day" in 1849 (exhibit located in the county courthouse)
  • Battle of Plattsburg occurred during the Civil War in 1864
  • The Clinton County Historical Museum hosts numerous artifacts and displays
  • Confederate soldier turned outlaw, Jesse James, once lived in Clinton County

Victorian  Scenery

  • Boasts numerous "Painted Ladies," unique Victorian homes that are a "must see."
  • Distinguished churches more than 100 years old, a treasure of Plattsburg. 

ood, shopping & Lodging
  • Five Full Service Restaurants
  • Three "Over the Counter" food shops
  • Bed & Breakfast & other lodging available
  • Several "general stores" & home decor
  • Antiques


  • An 18-hole championship golf course
  • A municipal pool
  • Five city parks
  • Boat access and fishing to Smithville Lake
  • Bowling Alley



Things to Do

Places to Eat

Places to Stay

Surrounding Areas of Interest

Related Pages:
Historic Homes and
Walking/Driving Tours
Annual Events
City of Plattsburg