Welcome to historic Keytesville, Missouri, county seat for Chariton County!
In 1833, preacher and entrepreneur James Keyte donated land to allow a small community to escape repeated flooding. Keytesville, as the town became known, underwent a boom in population and became the county seat. Over the years the town has been the home of Confederate General Sterling Price and birthplace of General Maxwell Taylor and sports star Cal Hubbard.
Each September Keytesville hosts Sterling Price Days, a weekend event featuring a parade, crafts, food and more. The Maxwell Taylor Park provides RV hook-ups, a fishing lake, and picnic areas. Sterling Price Park, the Log Cabin, and the Sterling Price Museum highlight Keytesville's history.
Enjoy your visit!
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