Jamesport, MO

Jamesport has the largest Amish community in the state of Missouri. Step back in time and join us in our, nature-friendly paradise.

Tour Jamesport’s Town and Country shops and activities that cater to guests wanting to return to days gone by. Today Jamesport is a tourist destination that features a nostalgic slice of our gentler past and a glimpse into the Amish life style.

The post office called Jamesport has been in operation since 1857. The community’s name honors two first settlers with the given name James, namely James Gillilan and James Allen.

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Points of Interest of Jamesport, MO


The communities of the Midwest have a lifestyle unique to their region — rich in history and points of interest like no other! Below you will find points of interest you are sure to want to visit! To nominate a landmark, historic location, museum, etc. as a point of interest on your county and region page CLICK HERE!

Daviess County, MO


Visit our county page and you will learn about the contributions made by the citizens from our town and county (founders, business people, volunteers, entrepreneurs and military veterans). Here you will find information about our town and county's points of interest, festivals/events and faith community. You also will learn about the community organizations that have built and continue to build strong communities (chambers, community groups, and departments, etc) and much more when you visit the Daviess County, MO page.