of Centerville (Co. Seat)
City offices - Hwy. 21
hospital 10 mi.
In 2010, Reynolds County reported a per capita income of $16,964. The unemployment rate of Reynolds County in 2015 was 8.7 percent, with an available workforce of 2,676. Only 234 people in Reynolds County are unemployed, with 2,442 having gainful employment. The average hourly wage for the county, as of 2010, is $12.97 per hour.
The county's major employers are The Doe Run Mining Company, a hard
rock mining company with approximately 500 employees, Baker Enterprises,
a lumber mill equipment manufacturer, with 40 employees; Lesterville
School, with 75 employees; Reynolds County Memorial Hospital, with
65 workers; and Advanced Healthcare with 50 employees.
River Electric Cooperative, headquartered in Fredericktown, MO,
provides electric power for Centerville. The city provides water
for its residents from its own ground well. Telephone service is
obtained from Century Tel, headquartered in Marion, LA. Internet
service is available from two local ISPs.
of Centerville receive medical services from physicians in Ellington,
Salem, Farmington, and Poplar Bluff. There is a 29-bed hospital
in the county.
students attend elementary and middle school in town. High School
students travel to either Lesterville or Ellington High Schools.The
nearest public community college, Three Rivers College,
is located in Poplar Bluff and boasts an annual enrollment of 4,500. Arcadia Valley Technical School, the nearest public tech facility located
in Ironton, has a current enrollment of 320 students. Southeast Missouri State University, a public four-year college located in Cape Girardeau, MO, is
the nearest higher learning facility. Fall, 2011, enrollment for
the university was 11,100 students.
in Reynolds County travel Missouri Highways 72, 21, A, and 32. It
is 50 miles to the nearest four-lane thoroughfare and 80 miles to
Airport, located 50 miles away, is the nearest public airport. It
has a one-half mile long paved and lighted runway. Private aircraft
storage and aviation fuel are available. The nearest commercial
airport is Rolla/Vichy National Airport in Rolla, MO.
do their banking at Sun Security, and worship at either the Catholic
church or two Protestant churches. Centerville has a weekly newspaper.
temperatures for the area range from 20 degrees Fahrenheit in January
to 89 degrees Fahrenheit in July. The average annual precipitation
is 46 inches.
city is represented by State Representative Paul Fitzwater (R) in
the 144th District and 3rd District State Senator Gary Romine
(R). U.S. Representative Jason Smith (R) represents Centerville
in the Eighth Congressional District.