Eldon, Missouri is located in Central Missouri just fifteen minutes from the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks and thirty minutes from the historic Missouri State Capital in Jefferson City.
Eldon was founded March 15, 1882. Offering small town living with a friendly hometown atmosphere, Eldon is located on U.S. Highway 54 and Highway 52, where urban amenities are just a short drive away.
Eldon Missouri – Gateway to Lake of the Ozarks
Due to its location, Eldon, Missouri is called the “Gateway to Lake of the Ozarks”. The town earned the state designation as an “All Missouri Certified City” after completing the Missouri Community Assessment Program and creating a Comprehensive Master Plan. Eldon has a diverse economy of agriculture and manufacturing industries and retail, medical and professional services. Seniors enjoy this friendly retirement community with its close proximity to lakes and the state capital.