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Welcome to AUDRAIN COUNTY, MISSOURI

Audrain County Courthouse, Mexico, Missouri

Audrain County Courthouse, Mexico, Missouri

Audrain County has approximately 26,000 citizens in eight municipalities. Our largest community of Mexico has a population 11,320 and it is also the county seat. Governance of Audrain County is performed by a County Commission.

Located in central Missouri, Audrain County is a mix of productive farms, rural enterprises, manufacturing companies, biofuel refining, education and the best of mid-western towns.

Recognized as the Biofuel Capital of Missouri, Audrain County is an established leader in this rapidly growing industry.

In addition, Audrain County and the City of Mexico have welcomed the Missouri Plant Science Center to our region. The Plant Science Center is a joint venture between the University of Missouri-Columbia, the Missouri Technology Corporation, the City of Mexico and applied industrial agricultural companies. It is anchored by a research-driven private nutraceutical company supplying next generation soy-based ingredients for health science products.


Special Announcement

Citizens for Healthy Community Hospitals

Protect Audrain Hospital and Clinics

We need your help to keep our local hospital strong!

Access to quality health care close to home is a vital component of a strong community. That’s why our local hospital and clinics are so important.

Recently, SSM Health and MU Health Care have entered into exclusive talks regarding the potential sale of St. Mary’s – Audrain hospital to MU Health Care.

Although the sale would mean a change in ownership, it would provide broader access to high quality health care services for the people of Central Missouri specifically those living in Audrain, Callaway, Montgomery and Ralls Counties. It would stabilize our local hospital for years to come and provide a sound financial base for economic growth in the future.