Eight counties | 36 cities | one region

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

maries

Gasconade County

521

SQUARE MILES

November 5, 1820

DATE ORGANIZED

The Gasconade River

NAME Of ORIGIN

CITIES

Bland, Gasconade, Hermann, Morrison, Owensville, Rosebud

Communities

Mount Sterling

Contact

Gasconade County Commission, 119 E. First St., Hermann, MO 65041, 573-486-5427

www.gscnd.com

Square Miles

521

Date Organized

November 5, 1820

Name Origin

The Gasconade River

Population

14,875 (2016 American Community Survey)

Median Age

45.7 (2016 ACS)

Civilian Labor Force

7,721 (2016 ACS)

Unemployment Rate

3.9% (2016 ACS)

Average Income

$45,505 (household) (2016 ACS)

County Resident Who Work Outside County

28.7% (2010)

County Employees That Live Outside County

23.5% (2010)

Average Travel Time to Workplace

38.1 minutes (2010)

Cities

Bland, Gasconade, Hermann, Morrison, Owensville, Rosebud

Communities

Mount Sterling

Top Employers

Pretium Packaging and Stone Hill Wine Co. (Hermann); Frene Valley Hearth Care South, Grimco, Inc., Jahabow Industries, Inc., Lost Valley Lake Resort, Pioneer Industries, Inc., R.R. Donnelley and Wal-Mart (Owensville); Finale Intl. Tool, Inc and Woody Bogler Trucking Co. (Rosebud); Gasconade County Government; Gasconade County Schools; Hermann Area District Hospital; City of Hermann; City of Owensville

Form of Government

3 Person Commission

Schools

Gasconade County R-I, Gasconade County R-II, Maries Co. R-II

Medical Services

Hermann Area District Hospital (Hermann); 6 Pharmacists, 5 MDs, 6 DOs 44 RNs, 41 LPNs, 4 Dentists

Colleges/Universities/VO-Tech Schools

Gasconade County University Extension Center (Owensville)

Transportation Access

Highways 50, 19, 28 & 100, Hermann Municipal Airport, Missouri Central Railroad

Attractions

Helds Island Access, Hermann Historic Museum, Lost Valley Lake, Missouri River boat ramp & access, Mint Spring Conservation Area, Canaan Conservation Area, Fredericksburg Ferry Access, Wineries & Antique Shops

Contacts

Gasconade County Commission, 119 E. First St., Hermann, MO 65041, 573-486-5427

www.gscnd.com

Economic Development Coordinators

Ray Schwartze, President or Bonnie Prigge, Administrator
Gasconade Valley Enterprise Zone
4 Industrial Drive
St. James, MO 65559
Phone: 573-265-2993
Fax: 573-265-3550
bprigge@meramecregion.org

Elias McDonald
1902 Jefferson St.
Hermann, MO 65041
Phone: 573-486-5400
Fax: 573-486-5432

Larry Miskel, President
Hermann Regional Economic Dev. Corp.
312 Market St.
Hermann, MO 65041
www.hred.org
info@hred.org

Industrial Development Authority

Gasconade County IDA, John Kamler, 573-437-2812; Hermann IDA, Bart Toadtmann, 573-486-5400; Owensville IDA, Jim Decker, 573-646-3906