The purpose of the McDonald County Chamber of Commerce is to serve our members as the voice of the business community. We promote planned economic growth, foster consistent networking opportunities, provide information, leadership, and support to the McDonald County business community. These tasks are completed in various ways, one of which is providing member benefits and an atmosphere helping to grow overall revenue or reduce the overall business expenses. At the end of the day, it is our mission to create a vibrant business environment for all.
McDonald County is a tourism and visitor paradise. One can enjoy an afternoon in McDonald County floating the Elk River. The Elk River is rated a class I-II, making it ideal for beginners or just plain relaxing. Lay back, and enjoy the scenic environment, experience nature to its fullest. The Elk River offers gorgeous scenery with many "rest stops" and clean, cool, clear water! After you get done on the water, there is no better way to cool off on a hot day than to visit Bluff Dwellers Cave. The County is full of natural beauty, bike & hiking trail - visit McDonald County today!
The rivers and streams in the Ozarks offer some of the most fun and most scenic outdoor adventures in the Show-Me State. From leisurely float trips to an adventurous rafting trips, there’s a river trip for everyone’s experience level. Floats ranging from an hour to several days are out there, so put on your life jacket and get on the water for a float trip, McDonald County style.
McDonald County, located in the southwestern corner of Missouri has a population of 22,763. The County Seat is Pineville. The county was organized in 1849 and named for Sergeant Alexander McDonald, a soldier in the American Revolutionary War. The county has three sites on the National Register of Historic Places, including the Old McDonald County Courthouse and the Powell Bridge.
McDonald County has achieved official designation as a Certified Work Ready Community and is now certified in offering high-speed fiber access to Pineville, Anderson, and surrounding areas.
If you're looking to relocate to McDonald County for Industry or Leisure, we hope these reports are helpful to you.