Eight counties | 36 cities | one region

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

maries

Maries County

528

SQUARE MILES

18850302

DATE ORGANIZED

The Maries River

NAME Of ORIGIN

CITIES

Belle, Vienna

Communities

Brinktown, Vichy

Contact

Maries County Commission, P.O. Box 205, Vienna, MO 65582

Square Miles

528

Date Organized

18850302

Name Origin

The Maries River

Population

8,987 (2016 American Community Survey)

Median Age

43.9 (2016 ACS)

Civilian Labor Force

3,852 (2016 ACS)

Unemployment Rate

3.8% (2016 ACS)

Average Income

$40,542 (household) (2016 ACS)

County Resident Who Work Outside County

63.8% (2005-2010 avg.)

County Employees That Live Outside County

23.5% (2010)

Average Travel Time to Workplace

28 minutes (2010)

Cities

Belle, Vienna

Communities

Brinktown, Vichy

Top Employers

Kingsford Manufacturing (Belle); Maries Manor Nursing Home (Vienna); Maries County Government; Maries County Schools

Form of Government

3 Person Commission

Schools

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

Medical Services

1 MDs, 2 DOs, 6 RNs, 7 LPNs, 2 Dentists

Colleges/Universities/VO-Tech Schools

University of Missouri Extension Center (Vienna)

Transportation Access

Hwy. 63, 28, 68, 42, 133 & 52, Rolla National Airport, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad

Attractions

Belle Chute Access, Spring Creek Gap State Forest, Gasconade River Access, Clifty Creek Conservation & Natural Area, Paydown Access, Rinquelin Trail Community Lake

Contacts

Maries County Commission, P.O. Box 205, Vienna, MO 65582

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

Industrial Development Authority

Maries County IDA, Albert Crump, 573-422-6191; Vienna Community Development Corporation, Terry Helton, 573-422-3323