Laurie Missouri, is embraced by beautiful country, rich with history and community and treasured for its summertime recreation. It was here that the Osage tribe of Native Americans once made their home, and today's amateur archaeologist discovers that the Osage River and Gravois Creek can still surprise by giving up arrowheads and tomahawks. It was also here that during the Great Depression, Bagnell Dam was completed to generate electricity, creating the Lake of the Ozarks amidst gently rolling hills lush with trees and greenery that would later give way to a resort community.
Laurie is a fourth-class city located midway between the cities of Versailles to the north and Camdenton to the south. Incorporated in 1966 with a population of 106, the city has grown to 945 as of the 2010 census
The city also serves as a hub of west side activity for many rural residents who reside outside the city limits with numerous restaurants, banks, convenience stores, retail outlets and churches. Altogether, there are nearly 200 businesses and five planned subdivisions in the city.
Recreational activities include two city parks totaling more than 50 acres with a lighted ball field, soccer fields, pavilions, walking trail, playground, a five-screen cinema, 18-hole golf course, bowling alley and an indoor swimming pool.
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If you have any questions about LAURIE, MISSOURI, please email us or call 573-374-4871.
The city is proud to provide city water and a state-of-the-art central sewer system as well as recently paved city maintained streets. With these substantial recent infrastructure improvements, the city is poised and ready to welcome new residents and businesses alike.