Communities in Stoddard County

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Advance, MO

The City of Advance has a wonderful history that surrounds the construction of the railroad in the northern portion of Stoddard County. Advance and

Bell City, MO

Bell City is a small farming community in northern Stoddard County. It was founded about 110 years ago as a sawmill town. Bell City

Bernie, MO

Bernie was established in 1892 with logging its primary industry. At one time, three sawmills were located in the swamps and woods east of

Bloomfield, MO

Located on the beautiful Crowley’s Ridge in the heart of Southeast Missouri, the City of Bloomfield lives up to its name. The more than

Dexter, MO

Dexter is geographically centered from four major cities, namely, St. Louis, Missouri; Little Rock, Arkansas; and Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee. Based on the 1990

Dudley, MO

The City of Dudley is a small, rural town located just off US Highway 60 west of Dexter. The town has a mayor and

Essex, MO

The City of Essex is located five miles east of Dexter and 15 miles east of Sikeston. The community is predominantly agricultural and has

Puxico, MO

Puxico is a city in Stoddard County, Missouri, United States. The population was 881 at the 2010 census.Puxico was first settled in 1883, and