Mission Statement

The purposes for which this corporation is organized are to develop, advance and encourage economic development through the promotion of commercial, industrial, agricultural and manufacturing facilities and tourism in Stoddard County, Missouri.

***NOTICE: IDASC Annual Meeting at 6:30pm. Meeting Location is at IDASC Office – 310 South Prairie St. Bloomfield, MO 63735.***

About Stoddard County, Missouri!

The Industrial Development Authority of Stoddard County, Missouri, welcomes your online visit! With its pro-business atmosphere, Stoddard County offers many economic and growth opportunities to manufacturing, commercial, agricultural and service industries.

Stoddard County is one of the six southeastern Missouri counties known as the “Bootheel.” The Industrial Development Authority and the area’s city and county leaders invite you to consider Stoddard County and its abundant land, existing buildings, affordable utilities and able workforce. U.S. Highway 60 and Missouri Highway 25 cross through the county and Interstate Highways 55 and 57 are within an easy 30-minute drive. The county’s easy access from practically anywhere in the nation makes this region an ideal transportation location.

Bloomfield is the county’s oldest town, founded in 1835, and is located on Crowley’s Ridge surrounded by scenic rolling hills. Visit our other towns: Advance, Bell City, Bernie, Dexter,Dudley, Essex and Puxico.

Our website includes additional information on Stoddard County’s history, schools, recreation,attractions, and much more. The IDASC welcomes your interest. Please contact us with questions. Upon request, we have a Stoddard County Promotional Packet which provides general county information and specific community information as well as a CD that gives a narrated tour of the county showcasing sites and buildings that are currently available, along with photos and a description of each property.