This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word festus
Festus is a city in Jefferson County, Missouri, United States. The population was 11,602 at the 2010 census. Festus and its neighbor Crystal City are often collectively known as the "Twin Cities"; however, they are incorporated separately.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the name of a poem by Philip James Bailey (q. v.), first published in 1839, but extended to three times its length since, a poem that on its first production produced no small sensation.