Welcome to the Ray County, Missouri website

Ray County was organized in 1820 and on January 1, 1821, when Missouri became a state, it was one of the original 14 counties and at that time included the entire northwest corner of the state. It was named after the Honorable John Ray, a state legislator. Richmond became the permanent county seat on September 24, 1827.

Current population is 23,494 according to the 2010 census.

Click here for Live Election Results for August 4, 2020

Official Election Ballots – Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Camden – ballot
Hardin – ballot
Henrietta – ballot
Homestead Village – ballot
Knoxville – ballot
Lawson – ballot
Millville – ballot
Orrick – ballot
Rayville – ballot
Richmond 1 and 2 – ballot
Richmond 3 and 4 – ballot
Stet – ballot
Wood Heights – ballot

Meet Your County Commission
County Contacts

AS OF MARCH 20, 2020 DUE TO THE STATE OF EMERGENCY THE COURTHOUSE IS ON RESTRICTED ACCESS. If you have business with any office, please contact the office in which you need information from. See the list below of the office and contact number.