A $114,000 transportation improvement grant secured by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Foothills to promote economic development in Poplar Bluff and financial institutions such as the University of Missouri - St. Louis, Missouri State University and Missouri University - Columbia.
The county's major employers are Briggs & Stratton Corporation, which employs 760 people in internal combustion engine manufacturing, and Gates Rubber Company, which makes radiators and hoses with 550 employees. Poplar Bluff Pershing Company, a manufacturer of rubber hoses and radiator hoses, is headquartered in Popler Bluffs.
The River Road campground is also home to Popler Bluffs State Park and Big Spring Campground, which also host the annual Poplar Bluff County Fair, the largest in Missouri. The Big Springs area is home to a number of small towns, including Little Spring, Big River and Big Rock.
At Peck Ranch you can also see birds of prey such as the Great Blue Egret, the Big Owl and the Big Squirrel Owl.
Access to Greer Spring is via a 1.5-mile hiking trail that climbs about 250 feet. The Peck Ranch is located along this route and golf enthusiasts can visit the Canyon Club golf course in Piedmont for a great day trip for hikers or golfers.
There are savannahs with black-eyed sushans and clearings dotted with purple cones. It has a valley that is filled in and has steep cliffs and caves interspersed with caves. The location is central, fed by forests during the timber industry days, and protected from the foothills of the Ozarks by the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Missouri River and the Mississippi River.
Boze Mill Float Camp is one of the most popular campsites in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and can be reached by river or car. The property is located at the southern end of Poplar Bluff State Park, south of Peavine, and offers access to the river, Mississippi River and Big Spring River. It is a campsite with two accommodation units: the PeAVine Shelter, which is located near the campsite, or the large Spring Shelter, which you can reserve in spring. Facilities include a picnic area, pool, picnic tables, showers, toilets, laundry facilities and a laundry room.
Keener Springs is also frequently used as a recreational area for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Poplar Bluff State Park. The lake is begging with a nature reserve on 1,630 hectares and there are several special events held on the lake each year, such as the Indian village of Intertribal Living, the Big Spring River Festival and other events.
Sam A. Baker is 5,000 acres and the national park has been inhabited since the 1950s, when the people of Missouri donated it to the National Park Service to become part of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways. Young and old alike can enjoy the natural beauty of Sam A Baker State Park and the scenic nature of Poplar Bluff. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Big Spring River and a variety of hiking trails complete the experience.
The St. Louis Iron Mountain was replaced in 1917 from the Pacific to the Missouri, and the line was sold to the St. Louis and San Francisco railroads in 1919, after which the company was closed, as were the days of the city's timber industry.
In June 2003, UP handed over the depot to the Committee for the Rescue, Restoration and Organisation of the Historic Railway Depot. In May 2007, the Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation listed the depot as one of the most endangered historic sites in the state of Missouri and the second and most endangered.
Median income per household in the city is $22,068, and median income per family is $28,744. In the 2008-2009 school year, 1,076 certified employees, or 1.5 percent, were enrolled in Poplar Bluff Public Schools (PPS). The racial composition of the cities is a mix of white, black, brown, white men and white women, with an average age of 18.
Poplar Bluff has 7,871 units with a median household income of $28,744 and an average household size of 2.5 children. St. Louis, Missouri's second largest city, has 8,038 residential units, only Kansas City, Missouri.
The course has features such as wooded location, tree-lined fairways, green areas and bunkers, to name a few. The trails are easy to tackle and offer a wide range of opportunities for golfers of all ages and levels, from beginners to advanced.
The Ozark National Scenic Riverways are protected by the Poplar Bluff Ranger District of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (Jacks River National Wildlife Refuge), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the National Park Service. The Poplar Bluff Ranger District, based in Popler Bluffs, Missouri, includes more than 2,000 acres of public land and private property in the Ozarks and Missouri.