City offices - Tubbs & Main Streets
Co. Memorial Hospital
2010, Reynolds County reported a per capita income of $20,082. The
unemployment rate of Reynolds County in 2015 was 6.4
percent, with an available workforce of 1,302. Only 234 people in
Reynolds County are unemployed, with 1,302 having gainful employment.
The average hourly wage for the county, as of 2010, is $11.85
The county's major employers are Baker Enterprises, a lumber mill
equipment manufacturer, with 1500 employees; Doe Run Mining Company,
a hard rock mining company with approximately 700 employees; the
Southern Reynolds County R-II School system with 86 employees; and Bunker R-III Schol District with 55 employees.
River Electric Cooperative in Ellington provides electric power
for the city. The city provides both water and sewer services to
its residents. Telephone service is provided by McCrmack Ellington Telecom.
Internet service is available to Ellington residents from local
providers in Ellington and Poplar Bluff.
of Ellington receive medical services from physicians whose offices
are located in the city. There is a 29-bed hospital situated just
outside the Ellington city limits.
children attend public school in their hometown. The nearest public
community college, Three Rivers College, is located in
Poplar Bluff with Fall 2017 enrollment of 3,226. Southeast Missouri State University, a public four-year college located in Cape Girardeau,
MO, is the nearest higher learning facility. Current total enrollment
for the college was 11,502 students.
in Reynolds County travel Missouri Highways 106, 72, and 21. It
is 30 miles to the nearest four-lane thoroughfare and 60 miles to
the interstate interchange.
Van Buren Airport, located 30 miles away, is the nearest public
airport. It has a 2,600-foot paved and lighted runway. The nearest
commercial airport is Rolla/Vichy National Airport in Rolla, MO,
a distance of 90 miles.
in Ellington have a choice of two financial institutions, Great Southern Bankand People's Community Bank.
citizens get their local news from the weekly newspaper. There are
nine Protestant churches to serve the community's spiritual needs.
Ellington also has a motel, a shopping center, a public library,
one public park, and a tennis court.
nearest public access lake is Clearwater Lake. Activities on or
around the lake include camping, fishing, hiking/fitness/nature
trails, motor boating, swimming, and water skiing.
temperatures for Ellington range from 2 degrees Fahrenheit in January
to 86 degrees Fahrenheit in July. The average annual precipitation
is 33 inches.
The city is represented by State Representative Steve Cookson(R) in the 153rd District and 3rd District State Senator Doug Libla(R).
U.S. Representative Jason Smith (R) represents Ellington in the
Eighth Congressional District.