Spring - City
offices contact at PO Box 26
Angela Clyburn -
City offices -
PO Box 26
hospitals - 45 mi. in Poplar Bluff
R-1, K-12, in Piedmont, 8 mi.
Private-Victory Baptist Academy in
Piedmont, 8 mi.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.