About the Potosi, Missouri Area

Realty Professionals Real Estate Services LLC services Jefferson, Washington and St.Francois counties in Southeast Missouri.


This is the description of the region.


Cadet is an unincorporated community in eastern Washington County, Missouri, United States. It is located on Route 47 about six miles northeast of Potosi. The community was founded in 1867 and the origin of its name is unknown.

Festus, MO

Festus is a city in Jefferson County.  Festus and its neighbor Crystal City are often collectively known as the "Twin Cities"; however, they are incorporated separately.
Festus is also notable for being the hometown of the Bottle Rockets.  According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.8 square miles (12.4 km²), all of it land. 

Festus R-VI School District (K-12), Jefferson R-VII School District (K-8), St. Pius X High School (Festus), Our Lady Catholic School (K-8), Twin City Christian Academy (K4-12) .
Transportation: Interstate 55 U.S. Route 61 U.S. Route 67
The City of Festus was incorporated in 1887 originally as a fourth class city with a Mayor and Board of Aldermen. During the 1930's, the City elected to change to a third class city with a city council form of government. Council members serve two year terms and the Mayor, who is elected city-wide, serves a four year term. In 1976 the city again reconstituted itself, electing to establish a Mayor/Council/Administrator form of government. The City of Festus has eight city council members serving four wards.
The City of Festus offers numerous municipal services:
Police Department
Fire Department
Water and Sewer
Street Maintenance
Parks and Recreation
Municipal Court

Additionally, a new sewage treatment plant, a new drinking water plant and a Corps of Engineers levee were built in recent years. The City of Festus has a strong reputation for being progressive and has continued to live up to that reputation throughout its 120 year history.

Potosi, MO

Potosi is a city in Washington County.  The city was founded in 1799 by Moses Austin and was named after the Bolivian silver-mining city of Potosí.  According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.6 km²), all of it land.

Potosi, Missouri Area Map