Audrain County

Audrain County, Missouri

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

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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    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.
    An agreement with Audrain County Health Department is signed by SSM Health Care to acquire its Home Health and Hospice Division.
    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.
    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.
    4 billion Rockies Express Pipeline--a 713-mile segment from Weld County to Audrain County, Mo.
    Rentschler, vice president of First National Bank of Audrain County, Mexico, Mo.
    The First National Bank of Audrain County has notified its customers via a letter that the bank will be renamed as the Central Bank of Audrain County from 25th July, 2014.
    354) The case, and Yeats, were transferred to adjoining Audrain County, where on August 10, 1862, Yeats escaped from jail, (355) but the breakdown of order during the War allowed him to remain in the area.