City offices - Tubbs & Main Streets
Co. Memorial Hospital
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
The county's major employers are Baker Enterprises, a lumber mill
equipment manufacturer, with 40 employees; Doe Run Mining Company,
a hard rock mining company with approximately 500 employees; the
Southern Reynolds County R-II School system; Reynolds County Memorial
Hospital, with 65 workers; and Advanced Healthcare
with 50 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 Ellington Telephone.
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 and boasts an annual enrollment of 4,500. 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 college was 11,100 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, Sun
Security Bank of America and People's Community State Bank.
citizens get their local news from the weekly newspaper. There are
five Protestant churches to serve the community's spiritual needs.
Ellington also has a motel, a shopping center, a public library,
two public parks, 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 20 degrees Fahrenheit in January
to 89 degrees Fahrenheit in July. The average annual precipitation
is 46 inches.
The 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 Ellington in the
Eighth Congressional District.