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City of Mill Spring

Mill Spring, MO, city hall
Mill Spring Village Hall

     Mill Spring, a village of 189 according to the 2010 census, is situated in the southwestern portion of Wayne County. Average temperatures range from 17 degrees Fahrenheit in January to 91 degrees Fahrenheit in July. Ozark Foothills Regional Planning Commission works with the city to foster economic development for Mill Spring.

      Angela Clyburn is the Charirman of the Board of Trustees of the village. Citizens are protected by a three-member volunteer Fire Department. The per capita income of Wayne County, as reported in 2010, was $17,105.

 

 
Mill Spring - City offices contact at PO Box 26
Village Chairman
HEALTHCARE
LOCAL SCHOOLS
RECREATION

Angela Clyburn -
City offices -
PO Box 26

Nearest hospitals - 45 mi. in Poplar Bluff

Public-Clearwater   R-1, K-12, in   Piedmont, 8 mi.
Private-Victory   Baptist Academy   in Piedmont, 8 mi.
Black River
Clearwater Lake
POPULATION
189

      Out of a 5,693-person workforce in Wayne County, 5,261 are employed. The unemployment rate is 7.6 percent as of 2015 with 432 out of work. The average hourly wage for the county is $10.99. In nearby Piedmont, McAllister Software, Specialty Brands, Nu-Dell Plastics, and Corlair Corporation can be found. The county's other major employers include Clearwater Schools, which employs 163; Piedmont Schools, with 130 employees; Wal-Mart in Piedmont, 73 associates; Windsor Foods, 185; and Ralph's Supermarket, with 54 workers. 

Mill Spring, MO, Post Office     Black River Electric Cooperative in Fredericktown provides electric power for Mill Spring. Propane is provided by Empiregas in Piedmont. Telephone service is provided by Windstream. Residents and businesses obtain internet service from a local internet service provider in Poplar Bluff.

     Residents of Mill Spring travel 45 miles for health care. The nearest healthcare facilities are in Poplar Bluff at Kneibert Clinic, Pershing Veterans Administration Medical Center, and the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

     Mill Spring residents utilize Missouri Highways 49, 34, and 143. It is 18 miles to the nearest four-lane highway and Interstate 55 is 75 miles east. The nearest airport is in Piedmont.

     The nearest public community college, Three Rivers College, is located in Poplar Bluff and boasts an annual enrollment of 4,500. Poplar Bluff Area Technical Career Center is available for students seeking training in vocational skills. 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.

Current River, just outside of Mill Spring, MO     Mill Spring residents keep up with local news through a weekly newspaper. There is a country club and two public tennis courts within a 20-mile radius for the enjoyment of young and old alike.

     Clearwater Lake and Wappapello Lake are popular attractions for locals as well as visitors from all over the state. Everyone can enjoy camping, fishing, hiking/fitness/nature trails, motor boating, swimming and water skiing. Annual rainfall for the area averages 46 inches a year.

    The community is represented by 144th District State Representative Paul Fitzwater (R) and 27th District State Senator Wayne Wallingford (R).   U.S. Representative Jason Smtih (R) represents Mill Spring in the Eighth Congressional District.

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