Eight counties | 36 cities | one region

a voluntary council of local governments
serving the missouri meramec area.

Year Organized


County located in

Phelps County


4,156 (2016 American Community Survey)

Top Employers

Boys & Girls Town of Missouri, Missouri Veteran’s Home, Tacony Mfg., Wal-Mart Distribution Center #6069

Form of Government

Mayor & 8 council members

Class of city



St. James Public Schools, Boys & Girl Town of Missouri

Industrial Parks available in cities

St. James Industrial Park


Public Swimming Pool, Tennis Courts, Parks & Golf Course, Country Club, Wineries, Meramac Fish Hatchery & Trout Park, 5 miles to river access

Transportation Access

I-44, Highways 68 & 8, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad


Mayor Jim White, 573-265-7013

City Hall

100 S. Jefferson, St. James, MO 65559

City Administrator

Harold Selby , 573-265-7013

Industrial Development Authority

St. James Community Industrial Corp., Michael “Butch” Tucker, 573-265-7015