Eight counties | 36 cities | one region

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

maries

Crawford County

744

SQUARE MILES

1829

DATE ORGANIZED

William H. Crawford, Georgia senator

NAME Of ORIGIN

CITIES

Bourbon, Leasburg, Steelville, Sullivan, West Sullivan

Communities

Cherryville, Cook Station, Davisville, Wesco

Contact

Crawford County Commission, 302 Main St., P.O. Box AS, Steelville, MO 65565 573-775-2376

www.crawfordcountymo.net

Square Miles

744

Date Organized

1829

Name Origin

William H. Crawford, Georgia senator

Population

22,807 (2022 American Community Survey)

Median Age

41.6 (2016 ACS)

Civilian Labor Force

10,577 (2016 ACS)

Unemployment Rate

3.9% (2016 ACS)

Average Income

$36,983 (household) (2016 ACS)

County Resident Who Work Outside County

43.1% (2010)

County Employees That Live Outside County

19% (2010)

Average Travel Time to Workplace

27.9 minutes (2006-2010 avg.)

Cities

Bourbon, Leasburg, Steelville, Sullivan, West Sullivan

Communities

Cherryville, Cook Station, Davisville, Wesco

Commissioners

Presiding Commissioner – Leo Sanders (current); Steve Black (elect)

Associate Commissioners – Rob Cummings & Jared Boast

County Clerk

John Martin

Circuit Clerk

Karen Harlan

Collector

Pat Schwent

Treasurer

Karen Sikes

Prosecuting Attorney

David S. Smith

Sheriff

Darin Layman

Judges

Associate Circuit Judge: Patrick Horsefield

42nd Circuit Judge Division 1: Megan Seay

Coroner

Darren Dake

Emergency Management Director

Leza Mizell

Assessor

Kellie Vestal

Public Administrator

Franky Todd

Surveyor

Mark A. Mueller

Recorder of Deeds

Kim Cook

911 Director

Brad England

Health Administrator

Tracy Stover

Top Employers

Paramount Apparel (Bourbon); Meramec Electrical Products Co. and Versa Tags (Cuba); Poly Profiles Technology Corp. and San Val, Inc. (Steelville); Ace Mfg. & Parts Co., Aerofil Technology Inc., Fidelity Communications, Industrial Wire Products, Latitudes, Inc., Meramec Industries, Inc., Missouri Baptist Hospital, Moldtech, Inc., Rockwell Industries, Inc., Wal-Mart (Sullivan); Crawford County Government; Crawford County Schools

Form of Government

3 Person Commission

Schools

Crawford County R-I, Crawford County R-II, Steelville R-III

Medical Services

Missouri Baptist Hospital (Sullivan); 4 Pharmacists, 11 MDs, 2 DOs, 4 Dentists

Colleges/Universities/VO-Tech Schools

East Central College Annex (Sullivan); Metro Business Annex Lab (Bourbon)

Transportation Access

Interstate 44, Highways 19, 49 & 8, Cuba Municipal Airport, Sullivan Regional Airport, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad

Attractions

Indian Hills Lake, Meramec River, Huzzah River, Courtois River, Mark Twain National Forest, Meramec County Music Show, Antique & Craft Shops, Onondaga State Park, W.K. Woods Wildlife Area, Huzzah Wildlife Area, Meramec State Park

Contacts

Crawford County Commission, 302 Main St., P.O. Box AS, Steelville, MO 65565 573-775-2376

www.crawfordcountymo.net

Economic Development Coordinators

Joe Cartwright
Crawford Electric Cooperative
P.O. Box 10
Bourbon, MO 65441
Phone: (573) 732-4415
Fax: (573) 732-5409
j.cartwright@crawfordelec.com

Chuck Ray
Bourbon Economic Development Group, Inc.
P.O. Box 637
Bourbon, MO 65441
Phone: (573) 732-5900
bourbonecondev@gmail.com

Industrial Development Authority

Kem Schweider, Steelville IDA, 573-775-5339; Charlie Betz, Sullivan, 573-468-8184; Patti Campbell, Cuba, 573-259-1246