The city of Eldon is located in Central Missouri just 15 minutes from the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks and 30 minutes from our historic State Capital, Jefferson City. Offering fantastic small town living with a friendly hometown atmosphere, where urban amenities are just a short drive away. Eldon is a diverse economy supported by the agricultural and manufacturing industries as well as medical and professional services.It's a great place to call home and if you're looking to invest and have rentals or looking for a great family home, Eldon could be perfect for you.
Eldon has an award winning school district, career center, and churches of nearly every denomination. The City of Eldon has a host of civic and service organizations for people of all ages. Youngsters can participate in scouting, 4-H, and FFA. Adults and seniorscan choose from the Lions Club, Kiwanis, VFW, American Legion, and Chamber of Commerce among many others.
You will never be short of activities in Eldon, MO as the social and festival calendar here is packed throughout the year. Annual festivals include the Turkey Festival held during the fall season. The whole town is buzzed with fun and activities during this festival. There is the Miller county fair, Osage river pow wow, Father's Day 3 person scramble, Lake Area Community Orchestra, Relay for Life of Miller County, Eldon July 4th Family Fun Day, Eldon Hot Air Affair, Miller County Youth Fair and many others that are held at different times of the year. You will never utter the word ‘bored’ in Eldon.
Some of the attractions the city of Eldon offers its residents are Saline Valley State wildlife area, campgrounds,and anaquatic center, the Miller County Museum, the Lake Ozark Speedway and the Eldon Country Club.
If you want to get into the Ozarks pioneer spirit The Miller County Museum is the place to visit located in Tuscumbia, MO. Here you can catch a glimpse of life in the 1800s at two rustic, rebuilt log cabins from the Lake of the Ozarks' post-Civil War era. Museum exhibits range from the Civil War to the 1940s, and include a replica of a one-room schoolhouse and a mockup of a farmhouse, complete with a variety of antique farm equipment. The museum also features a telephone switchboard from the 1940s, Osage Indian artifacts and other historical finds.
You can fish and take it easy at the Lazy River RV Resort, a beautiful campground located in Eldon, on the Osage River just minutes from the Lake of the Ozarks. They have plenty do for the whole family. Everything from golfing to watersports to hiking, you'll find it all located within minutes of the campground.
The Eldon Country Club was built in 1934 by Jim Lewis and has a par of 71 and yardage of 6,373. Eldon Golf Club has recently been voted Best Overall Public Golf Club in Lake of the Ozarks as well as a 2009 Reader's Favorite. Eldon Golf Club offers an 18 hole championship course taking full advantage of the natural terrain. Set amid a backdrop of wooded areas, rolling hills and creeks, Eldon Country Club is sure to provide a pleasurable experience for golfers. The exceptional layout offers four tee locations to challenge golfers of all skill levels.
For the speed demon, Eldon has a treat for you that is sure to thrill and keep you entertained. The Lake of the Ozarks Speedway gives visitors the opportunity to live out their wildest speed fantasies. With a track that loops around a one-third mile banked oval (that is 1850 ft. on the outside and 1450 ft. on the inside), it’s sure to give you the thrill of a lifetime. It’s a clay surface, so the grip is impeccable. There are camping spots available at this racetrack. There’s a playground for the young ones, parking for motor heads and their motorbikes, and a closed circuit TV so you can chart any races as they take place. If you’re not the active participation typeThe Lake of the Ozarks Speedway offers a couple dozen races throughout the year beginning in early April. If you’re in the mood for something fast and furious, then you can take advantage of a revving good time that Eldon has to offer in the way of its infamous Speedway.
Saline Valley is a large area of conservation in Eldon. The original tract of 292 acres was purchased by the Missouri Department of Conservation in 1979, but subsequent purchases have increased the area to 4,783 acres total. This area has a broad diversity of habitat types. A cold water spring with a flow rate of at least 1,000 gallons a day keeps the area fed and encourages plant species unique to a cold water marsh. King's Bluff is also an interesting feature of Saline Valley. It is actually a series of three 30 foot high dolomite bluffs that offer an excellent view of the Osage River. There are many opportunities in this area for the outdoor enthusiast. The fisherman visiting Saline Valley will find three small ponds on the area that provide limited fishing. Five permanent creeks totaling almost 11 miles of stream are on the area and has most of the state's species available for fishermen. Regardless of why you go to Saline Valley Conservation Area, you should enjoy your time spent there.
There are 7 K-12 schools in Eldon, MO, including 6 public schools and 1 private school. Eldon has an award winning school district and career center. The Eldon Career Center is located in the city as well. Eldon Career Center is an area vocational-technical school. It is operated as an extension of the Eldon R-1 Public Schools and serves secondary students in six area schools as well as adult students. The career & technical classes are designed to improve, upgrade or enhance employment skills. The personal enrichment classes are provided for those persons who wish to increase their knowledge of a subject or learn a new hobby for personal enjoyment.
The city of Eldon is conveniently locatedon U.S. Highway 54 and Highway 52.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.56 square miles (9.22 km2), all of it land.
The Eldon Real Estate community has a strong, traditional atmosphere. There is prominent square in which everything is built off of. The dominant housing market for Eldon is offshore homes with a traditional architecture. There is a small segment of Lakefront homes with the traditional lake home architectural feel.
The following spreadsheet offers a snapshot look at the total units sold, gross sales volume, average list price, average sales price, average days on market and the total foreclosure sales; starting with the year 2011 for the following property types; Lakefront Homes, Offshore Homes (includes Lakeview and Lake access homes), Condominiums, Villas & Townhomes (both lakefront and offshore), Lakefront lots, offshore lots (includes Lakeview and lake access) and Commercial.
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