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

maries

Osage County

606

SQUARE MILES

January 29, 1841

DATE ORGANIZED

The Osage River

NAME Of ORIGIN

CITIES

Argyle, Chamois, Freeburg, Linn, Meta, Westphalia

Communities

Bonnots Mill, Koeltztown, Loose Creek

Contact

Osage County Commission, 106 E. Main St., P.O. Box 826, Linn, MO 65051, 573-897-2139

http://osagecountygov.com/

Square Miles

606

Date Organized

January 29, 1841

Name Origin

The Osage River

Population

13,704 (2016 American Community Survey)

Median Age

40 (2016 ACS)

Civilian Labor Force

7,005 (2016 ACS)

Unemployment Rate

2.5% (2016 ACS)

Average Income

$54,119 (household) (2016 ACS)

County Resident Who Work Outside County

56% (2010)

County Employees That Live Outside County

21.2% (2010)

Average Travel Time to Workplace

26.4 minutes (2010)

Cities

Argyle, Chamois, Freeburg, Linn, Meta, Westphalia

Communities

Bonnots Mill, Koeltztown, Loose Creek

Top Employers

Morrison Apparel (Chamois); Quaker Window Products Inc. (Freeburg); El Sevier Distribution Center and Osage Industries, (Linn); Diamond Pet Foods (Meta); Play-Mor Trailers (Westphalia); Osage County Government; Osage County Schools; Osage County Ambulance District; Linn State Technical College

Form of Government

3 Person Commission

Schools

Osage County R-I, Osage County R-II, Osage County R-III

Medical Services

3 MDs, 2 DOs, 7 RNs, 11 LPNs, 2 Dentists

Colleges/Universities/VO-Tech Schools

Linn State Technical College (Linn)

Transportation Access

Highways 50, 63, 133, 100 & 89, Linn State Technical College Airport, Missouri Pacific Railroad

Attractions

Painted Rock Conservation Area, Ben Branch Lake Conservation Area, Bonnots Mill Access, Cooper Hill Conservation Area, Meta Towersite, Rollins Ferry Access, Smoky Waters Conservation Area

Contacts

Osage County Commission, 106 E. Main St., P.O. Box 826, Linn, MO 65051, 573-897-2139

http://osagecountygov.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

Industrial Development Authority