Eight counties | 36 cities | one region

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

maries

Washington County

762

SQUARE MILES

August 21, 1813

DATE ORGANIZED

George Washington

NAME Of ORIGIN

CITIES

Caledonia, Indian Creek, Irondale, Mineral Point, Potosi

Communities

Belgrade, Blackwell, Cadet, Richwoods

Contact

Washington County Commission, 102 N. Missouri, Potosi, MO 63664, 573-438-4901

Square Miles

762

Date Organized

August 21, 1813

Name Origin

George Washington

Population

25,002 (2016 American Community Survey)

Median Age

40.7 (2016 ACS)

Civilian Labor Force

9,954 (2016 ACS)

Unemployment Rate

4.3% (2016 ACS)

Average Income

$36,701 (household) (2016 ACS)

County Resident Who Work Outside County

45.3% (2010)

County Employees That Live Outside County

20% (2010)

Average Travel Time to Workplace

34.2 minutes (2010)

Cities

Caledonia, Indian Creek, Irondale, Mineral Point, Potosi

Communities

Belgrade, Blackwell, Cadet, Richwoods

Top Employers

Buckman Laboratories (Cadet); Sure Seal Inc. (Mineral Point); Georgian Gardens Nursing Home, Purcell Tire and Rubber Co., Wal-Mart and YMCA of the Ozarks, (Potosi); Potosi Correctional Center; Washington County Schools; Washington County Government; Washington County Hostpial (Potosi); Division of Family Services; City of Potosi

Form of Government

3 Person Commission

Schools

Kingston K-14, Potosi R-III, Richwoods R-VII, Valley R-VI

Medical Services

Washington County Memorial Hospital (Potosi); 6 Pharmacists, 7 MDs, 1 DO, 33 RNs, 45 LPNs, 3 Dentists

Colleges/Universities/VO-Tech Schools

Transportation Access

Highways 21, 47, 8, 185 & 32, Washington County Airport, Union Pacific Railroad

Attractions

Big River Access, Council Bluff River, Bootleg Park River, Berryman Camp & Trail National Forest, Buford Mountain, Hughes Mountain Natural Area, Bismarck Lake Conservation Area, Little Indian Creek Conservation Area; Pea Ridge Conservation Area, YMCA of the Ozarks

Contacts

Washington County Commission, 102 N. Missouri, Potosi, MO 63664, 573-438-4901

Economic Development Coordinators

Krista Snyder
Potosi/Washington County IDA
501 E. High St.
Potosi, MO 63664
Phone: 573-438-6196
Fax: 573-438-3676
washingtoncomo.com
ksnyder@washingtoncomo.com

Industrial Development Authority

Washington County/Potosi IDA, Krista Snyder, 573-438-6196