Christian County, Missouri

Phone: 417.582.5400



Our Mission:

Is to provide the most efficient and effective coordination of resources available in the mitigation of, planning and preparation for, response to and recovery from emergencies and disasters

Emergency Management Defined:

An event that will require response from several different departments and agencies. Things local jurisdictions cannot handle by themselves. Example: Tornado, Flood, Terrorist Attack, Hazardous Materials incidents

An organized effort to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to and recover from an emergency.Bringing together the proper mix of resources from Federal, State and Local Governments, business and industry and
from the public

County Information
Christian County covers approximately 564 square miles in Southwest Missouri and is bordered by Greene, Lawrence, Stone, Taney, Douglas and Webster Counties. Although Christian County is one of the fastest growing counties in the State of Missouri and is considered part of the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area (Greene, Christian and Webster Counties), the southern part of the County is predominantly rural in character. The vast majority of the County is unincorporated (555.6 square miles). The incorporated cities in Christian County include Billings, Clever, Fremont Hills, Highlandville, Nixa, Ozark, Saddlebrooke and Sparta. Of these cities, Nixa and Ozark are the largest with Census 2000 populations of 12,124 and 9,665, respectively


Download the "2018 Emergency Management in Review"

Emergency Operations Plan


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Links of Interest




Christian County’s Smart 911 is the premier community
notification tool designed
to enhance emergency preparedness
and facilitate urgent and 
necessary notifications to
citizens during emergent events.

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