Oregon County Missouri

Oregon County Missouri Information

Oregon County Missouri is a recreational haven in the Missouri Counties covered through our site. Information for Oregon County Missouri is provided below as a resource for those looking to relocate or invest in the area as well as to be a resource for the community. We will continue to add Oregon County Missouri Real Estate properties as well as information for Oregon County Missouri to our site. Oregon County MO Real Estate for sale is available. As a recreation hub of the area, real estate is in high demand. Properties for sale in Oregon County Missouri are in high demand.  Properties are going fast at this time due to market demand. We need Oregon County Missouri Real Estate listings to meet this high demand! If you are ready to sell property in Oregon County Missouri, email King@OzarksMissouriRealEstate.com for an Oregon County Missouri Property Valuation today. Browse Oregon County MO Real Estate Sales.


Oregon County is located in South Central Missouri. It is surrounded by the Missouri counties of  Shannon, Ripley, Carter, and Howell.  The county spans 789.80 square miles. of  The county is home to several state conservation areas. Additionally, there are many areas in the county with Public Land Access for activities. Zip Codes in Oregon County MO are  65606 Alton Missouri, 65690 Couch Missouri, 65692 Koshkonong Missouri, 65788 Myrtle Missouri, and 65791 Thayer Missouri.

State Conservation Areas in Oregon County Missouri

There are 7  Missouri state conservation areas in Oregon county. Many of the state conservation areas in the county offer hunting, fishing, hiking, birdwatching, and camping opportunities just to name a few.  Hunters can enjoy the Oregon County Hunting Land in Dan and Maureen Cover Memorial Wildlife Area to hunt for deer, bear, turkey, squirrel, and quail. Additionally, the Warm Fork Conservation Area offers hunting for deer, bear, turkey, dove, rabbit, squirrel, and quail. Numerous state conservation areas offer fishing and camging in Oregon County.

Federal Conservation Areas in Oregon County Missouri

In addition to state lands, Oregon County Missouri features the most national forest acreage in one county in Missouri.  Enjoy an enormous amount of acreage of public land across the Mark Twain National Forest and the Irish Wilderness. Bring your horses for some great trail riding on the scenic Ozark Trail and White’s Creek Trail. Fishing is another favorite activity in the area down the Eleven Point River. Kayaking can Canoes are big fun in Oregon County, but please remember to wear your lifevest while floating down the Ozark Rivers. #HorsebackRiding #Kayaking #Hunting #Fishing


According to the US Census, Oregon County has a population of 10,529 with a population density of 13.8 per square mile. The population percentage under the age of 18 is 22.4 percent. The population percentage age 65 and over is 23.7 percent.


Due to the large geographic size and large youth population percentage, Oregon County has many school districts in the area. The county has many schools to meet the educational needs of children in the area. Furthermore, the county has several school districts to serve the region. The population percentage of youth under the age of 18 is 21.3. This population information is according to the 2019 census.

School Districts are Alton R-IV, Couch R-I, Oregon-Howell R-III, and Thayer R-II. Private Schools area available in nearby county of Howell in West Plains Missouri.

Oregon County School Districts:

  • Alton R-IV School
  • Couch R-I School District
  • Oregon-Howell R-III
  • Thayer R-II School District

After graduating high school, Oregon County has continued educational opportunities in nearby Howell County. Continued college educational opportunities are available through the Southwest Baptist University Mountain View Campus. Additionally, there is a University of Missouri Extension office located in Shannon County in Eminence. Missouri.  Just a short drive away about 20 miles, into West Plains Missouri, there is the Missouri State University satellite campus.  In addition to college, education and training opportunities are available through the Greater Ozarks Center for Advanced Technology. There is also training at the South Central Career Center, which is located nearby in West Plains Missouri.

Employment and Business

Career and employment resources and opportunities can be found in West Plains through the South Central Career Center, the Missouri Jobs Center.  Additionally,  Excel Temporary Staffic located in Mountain View Missouri offers temporary employment opportunities.  In addition to temporary employment, temp-to-hire opportunities are often available as well. Total employer establishments of Oregon County according to the census as of 2019 are reported at 188. Total non-employer establishments of Oregon County according to the census as of 2019 are reported at 726.  There is a Chamber of Commerce located in Thayer and in Alton, There are also Chamber of Commerce locations in the nearby county of Howell in West Plains, Mountain View, and Willow Springs.

Oregon County Missouri Real Estate

Due to Oregon County being a recreational haven in the region with excellent opportunities for fishing and hunting, and the location being very close to the highly populated county of Howell,  Oregon County MO Real Estate is in high demand. The area is perfect for those who desire the amenities of big towns nearby, but the space that country life offers. As a result of demand,  Oregon County properties, including both land and homes, are selling fast.  If you are for properties for sale in Oregon County Missouri or looking to invest or relocate to Oregon County Missouri and need assistance in locating properties to meet your needs, or if you are considering selling property and need a property valuation, moreover any real estate services for Oregon County, please reach out to South Missouri Real Estate Agent Christy King