Audrain County

Audrain County, Missouri

101 N Jefferson St Rm 101
Mexico, MO 65265
Phone: (573) 473-5820
Fax: (573) 581-2380

In east-central MO, northeast of Columbia; established Jan 12, 1831 from Pike, Callaway, and Ralls counties. Name Origin: For James H. Audrain (1782-1831), MO legislator

Area (sq mi):: 696.79 (land 693.10; water 3.69) Population per square mile: 37.20
Population 2005: 25,759 State rank: 41 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.40%; 1990-2000 9.60% Population 2000: 25,853 (White 90.60%; Black or African American 7.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,441; median household $32,057; Population below poverty level: 14.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,327-$22,026
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Mexico County seat (10,965)

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    Its family of banks are The Central Trust Bank, Central Bank of Boone County, Central Bank of Lake of the Ozarks, Central Bank of Moberly, Central Bank of the Ozarks, Central Bank of Warrensburg, Central Bank of Audrain County, Central Bank of St Louis, Jefferson Bank of Missouri, Central Bank of the Midwest, Central Bank of Oklahoma, Central Bank of Branson and Central Bank of Sedalia.
    Judge Rachel Bringer Shepherd ruled April 17 that the Audrain County Sheriff's Office must turn over a 27-page report and several audio recordings related to a hostile-workplace complaint that Melissa Winnie, an officer with the East Central Drug Task Force, made in 2007 against fellow officers.
    Central Bank of Audrain County ("Audrain Bank"), Mexico, Missouri, (1) a state member bank, has requested the Board's approval under section 18(c) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (2) ("Bank Merger Act") to acquire certain assets and assume certain liabilities of First State Community Bank ("First State"), Farmington, Missouri, a state nonmember bank.
    Those who mourned Jim Jackson's black victims would have had this much consolation-Jackson negotiated a surrender of his guerillas to Unionist authorities in Columbia on June 13, 1865; however, a week after his surrender and release, he was caught by citizens of Audrain County, recognized as the perpetrator of the murder of a white man named Mark Young, and summarily shot.
    Audrain Medical Center is the largest employer in Audrain County. For more information, please visit
    There was a similar but less operatic finale in the 1980s when the last greater prairie chicken in the southern part of Missouri's Audrain County challenged an automobile and lost.
    A portion of REX-East, the third phase of the REX project, from Audrain County, MO, to the Lebanon Hub in Warren County, OH, began service on June 29, 2009.
    The 713-mile Rockies Express-West segment of the pipeline, which runs from the Cheyenne Hub in Wyoming to an interconnection with Panhandle Eastern Pipeline in Audrain County, MO received FERC approval on April 19, 2007 and was completed in May 2008.
    34 The first phase of the $4.4 billion Rockies Express Pipeline--a 713-mile segment from Weld County to Audrain County, Mo.,--was completed in May 2008, carrying natural gas from the West to the Midwest.
    Rentschler, vice president of First National Bank of Audrain County, Mexico, Mo.