Welcome to Audrain County, Missouri!
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. Known as the Bio-Fuel Capital of Missouri, Audrain county has become a 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.
Audrain County has approximately 26,000 people in eight municipalities. Our largest town, Mexico, population 11,320, is the county seat. Governance of Audrain County is performed by a County Commission.