Explore these links to stay connected with Jefferson County development and beyond throughout the State of Missouri.
Jefferson County is located in the eastern portion of the state of Missouri. It is a part of the St. Louis Metropolitan Area. As of the 2020 census, the population was 226,739, making it the sixth-most populous county in Missouri.
MoDOT’s core values remain safety, service and stability. The department will promote and provide for the safe operation of a 21st century transportation system in Missouri while also keeping MoDOT employees safe in the field.
The St. Louis Regional Freightway works to enhance and optimize the region’s freight network and strengthen modal flexibility, support workforce development initiatives that build our talent supply chain, and raise awareness about the global connectivity the St. Louis region offers that makes it a great location to establish or grow a business.
The Economic Development Corporation of Jefferson County (EDC) is a not-for-profit, public corporation providing a full range of services to help meet the business’ needs in the County. We provide a variety of services including development, attraction, expansion, and retention to the business community of Jefferson County.
The Missouri Department of Economic Development works to create an environment that encourages economic growth by supporting Missouri’s businesses and diverse industries, strengthening our communities, developing a talented and skilled workforce, and maintaining a high quality of life.
East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWG) was incorporated in 1965 to provide a forum for cooperative problem-solving and the coordinated development of regional policy. EWG’s founders were the chief elected officials of the city of St. Louis, Franklin, Jefferson, St. Charles, and St. Louis counties in Missouri and Madison, Monroe, and St. Clair counties in Illinois.
Our commitment to successfully facilitating your business’s expansion or relocation is what sets Missouri port authorities apart from others around the country. When you work with a Missouri port authority, your business will save both time and money.