Numbers to Know

The City is served by a commission form of government with a city administrator, mayor and four councilmen who govern the city. Howell County has a commission form of government with West Plains serving as the county seat. The three-person elected commission governs the county.

  • All West Plains calls are in the 417 area code.
Emergency 911
Air Evac (air ambulance) 256-0010
Airport 257-1530
Ambulance 256-2490
Animal Control 255-1860
Better Business Bureau (417) 862-4222
Cable Television (888) 871-4485
Chamber of Commerce 256-4433
City Hall 256-7176
City Transportation 256-1241
City Utilities (power/light/water/sewers) 256-7176
Civic Center 256-8087
Daily Quill Newspaper 256-9191
Division of Workforce Development 256-3158
Fire Department Non-Emergency 256-2345
Heart of the Ozarks Fairgrounds 256-2198
Howell County Assessor 256-8284
Howell County Clerk 256-2591
Howell County Collector 256-4001
Howell County Commission 256-3875
Howell County Health Department 256-3872
Howell County Sheriff Non-Emergency 256-2544
Howell-Oregon Electric Co-op (Rural Power) 256-2131
KALM (Classic Country 95.1 FM) 264-7211
KBMV (News Talk 107.1 FM The Point) 255-2548
KHOM (ESPN 100.9 FM) 255-0427
KKDY (Hot New Country 102.5 FM) 256-1025
KMAC (99.7 FM) 335-2261
KSPQ (The Jack) 256-2322
KUKU (Oldies 100.3 FM) 469-2500
KUNQ (Big Country 99 FM) 274-2640
KUPH (Contemporary 96.9 FM) 469-2500
KWPM (News Talk 1450 AM) 934-1000
Library 256-4775
License Bureau 256-0678
Local Telephone Service (800) 201-4099
Missouri Highway Patrol Non-Emergency 496-3121
Municipal Court 256-6154
Municipal Golf Course 256-9824
Natural Gas 256-9824
Ozarks Medical Center 256-9191
Ozarks Regional Stockyards 256-0222
Parks & Recreation 256-7304
Poison Control (800)392-9111
Police Department Non-Emergency 256-2244
Post Office 256-5775
Missouri Small Business Development Center 255-7966
Missouri State University- West Plains 255-7900
Social Security (local office) (866) 614-2741
Time & Temperature 256-8887
University of Missouri Extension Center 256-2391
Visitors Welcome Center 256-8835
West Plains Animal Shelter 256-8438
West Plains Country Club 256-7197
West Plains Housing Authority 256-6663
West Plains R-7 Schools 256-6150
West Plains Senior Citizens Center 256-4055
Zip Code 65775