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Take time to become acquainted with your county government. We hope what you find here gives you an idea of the importance we place on community involvement as we strive to serve each citizen of St. Francois County in the best way possible.

St. Francois County is a county located in the Lead Belt region in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 65,359. The largest city and county seat is Farmington. The county was officially organized on December 19, 1821.

Established by Missouri Statute, there are three commissioners in St. Francois County. All county business, including financial, road operations, budgeting, security and courthouse management, must go through the Commission. The Commission office is open Monday thru Friday 8 am to 4 pm. Public commission meetings are held every Tuesday morning at 10 am. To view the commission meeting  videos click here.

Important News

Closing at Noon

April 8th, 2024|

Due to the eclipse, we will close the County offices at 12 noon on April 8 for the rest of the day.

Opioid Settlement Funds

April 1st, 2024|

Saint Francois County, Missouri will begin accepting applications for the disbursement funds awarded to our County through the settlement of lawsuits against manufacturers, distributors, and pharmacies as we work together and with the community [...]

West County School Sidewalk Project

November 8th, 2023|

St. Francois County is in the process of designing a project to encourage and promote walking along Highway M from Marler Road to Chanton Avenue.  Improvements will consist of adding a new concrete sidewalk [...]