City offices - 127 N. Main
hospitals - 50 mi. in Poplar Bluff
Piedmont Family Clinic
public High School
private High School
Sam A. Baker State Park at Patterson,
Out of a 5,205-person workforce in Wayne County, 4,712 are employed. The unemployment rate is 9.5 percent as of 2015 with 493 out of work. The average hourly wage for the county is $11.90. Piedmont is proud to be
the home of McAllister Software, Specialty Brands, Nu-Dell Plastics,
and Corlair Corporation. The county's other major employers include
Clearwater Schools, which employs 163; Greenville Healthcare, employs 49; and Henry Schein/AVImark employs 170.
Muncipal Airport (MO9). Location: 2 mi. SW of city.
Coordinates: N37-07.60; W090-42.77. Mag var: 2E.
Navaids: FAM 126.96.36.199. Telephone: 573/223-4114,
573/223-4300, 573/223-2560. Fax: 573/223-4052. Hours:
6:30 am to 3:30 pm wkdays; ireg wkends. Elevation: 467.
Pattern altitudes: 1267 MSL all aircraft. Runways:
3-21 3,300 x 60, asphalt rfsc; right tfc ry 3, treas ea end,
lights PCL. Lights: aft 2 am, 122.8 (5 clicks in 5 sec,
med intensity); beacon. Fees: hangar. FSS: Saint
Louis 122.65, 122.2. Com freq: UNICOM/CTAF 122.8. Charts:
Kansas City; L21. Taxis: Piedmont 573/223-2719. Notes:
RC models, ultralights.
River Electric Cooperative, headquartered in Fredericktown, and Ozark Border Electric Cooperative headquartered in Poplar Bluff, provides
electric power for Piedmont. Natural gas is obtained from Liberty Utilities in Caruthersville and MFA Oil in Williamsville. The city offers both sewer and water services
for its residents, through Public Water Supply District #1 and Public Water Supply District #3.
The city's force main-4 cell
lagoon sewer system has a capacity of 80,000 gallons. Telephone
service is provided by Windstream and AT&T. Residents and businesses obtain internet
service from Windstream, from a local internet service provider in Poplar Bluff, and
one in Piedmont.
is one clinics in Piedmont. Residents travel 30 miles for more
involved health care.
Highways 49 and 34 and County Roads HH and B serve as the main thoroughfares
for Piedmont travelers. It is 35 miles to the nearest four-lane
highway, and Interstate 55 is 65 miles east. The city has its own
airport, with a 3,300-foot paved and lighted runway. Private aircraft
storage, fuel, and air freight service are available at the Piedmont
Memorial Airport. Cape Girardeau Regional Airport is the closest
commercial airport at 85 miles east. Union Pacific is the commercial
railroad serving Piedmont.
children attend public elementary, middle, and high school in town.
There are also a private elementary and high school available to
Piedmont students. The nearest public community college, Three Rivers
College, is located in Poplar Bluff. Fall 2017, enrollment 3,226 students. Poplar Bluff 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, 2017, enrollment
for the university was 11,502 students.
are nine Protestant churches and one Catholic church serving the
community's spiritual needs. Residents keep up with local news through
the weekly hometown newspaper and radio station. Cable television
is available to the area residents. There is a motel in Piedmont,
and a public library. Within a 20-mile radius, locals can enjoy
a country club, public golf course, four public parks, and two tennis
courts. Clearwater Youth Center, a source of pride for the community,
is available for a variety of activities.
the beautiful scenery of the area, Clearwater Lake and Sam A. Baker
State Park are nearby. Young and old can enjoy camping, fishing,
hiking/fitness/nature trails, and swimming. Annual rainfall for
the area averages 46 inches a year.
community is part of the 153rd Missouri State Representative District
represented by Steve Cookson (R) and the 27th State Senatorial District
Representative Wayne Wallingford (R). Representative Jason Smith (R)
represents Piedmont in the eighth United States Congressional District.