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No School for Nevada R5
Parent/Teacher Conferences
NHS JROTC VFW Poppy Passing
09:00 AM
Downtown Nevada
Senior Center Bingo
09:30 AM
Hosted by: Moore-Few
Brunch at Senior Center
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sponsored by: Premier Home Health Care.
Ghost Gallup & Boo Bash
5:00 PM
5K held at the YMCA in Nevada (one mile option for little ghouls). $20.00 pre-registration/ $25.00 day of race. Come dressed in your Halloween costume and ready to run! Following the race, will be some old fashioned family fun activities including: hot dogs, cake walk, bounce house, caramel apples, pumpkin decorating, 50/50 raffle.
Halloween Costune Dance at Senior Center
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
$10.00/ Couple
$6.00/ Individual
DJ Music!!!
NHS V Football- First Round Districts
7:00 PM
Opponent & site to be determined.
Liverpool Legends Beatles Tribute Band
8:00 PM
Cottey Center for The Arts. $8/$6. Louise Harrison, sister of the late George Harrison of the Beatles, hand-picked these four talented musicians and actors. The band performs songs spanning the entire career of the Beatles and on through the solo years.
Current Weather
Nevada, MO

Fair, 74 F

     Mostly Clear. High: 77 Low: 58
     Sunny. High: 82 Low: 59
     Sunny. High: 86 Low: 65
     Partly Cloudy. High: 81 Low: 56
     AM Showers. High: 67 Low: 45
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Cottey College

Welcome to Nevada and Vernon County, Missouri

Nevada and Vernon County is home to many wonderful things and we have a very rich heritage.

Vernon County was designated as part of the Freedom's Frontier Region in 2006 by the United States Congress. 

What is a Bushwhacker you ask? Well, this area is known by many as the Bushwhacker Capital of the World!

Did you know that we have the only college in the nation owned by women, for women? Cottey College, established in 1894, is owned by the P.E.O. Sisterhood.



(Cottey Students at the Eiffel Tower)

Did you know that Nevada has TWO Colleges? Crowder College, Nevada Campus is here helping those who are seeking higher education, as well with an incredible course catalog and a fantastic RN Program.

Did you know that the Missouri Welding Institute located in Nevada produces some of the most highly skilled industry professionals in our great nation?

Nevada and Vernon County help to export from our region, over $3.4 billion dollars annually in Agriculture-based products.

Nevada is home to Camp Clark, National Guard Military Training Base.

Let us be your guide to the area businesses and attractions and you'll see why Nevada is an award-winning city. Step inside Vernon County and explore our wonderful community...many treasures await! 


Veterans Day Parade


Join the Nevada/Vernon County Chamber of'll be glad you did!

Chamber People, Events and Services

Our Mission:

The Nevada/Vernon County Area Chamber of Commerce is an ACTION organization.  We exist to serve our local businesses, community organizations, residents and visitors with information and services aimed at enhancing the quality of life in our town.  

We are proud to work for YOU!




         We connect people.                                                       

The Chamber is your first source for information about our area.  We are  proud to offer exceptional services to our members, area residents and out-of town-visitors.





When you become a member of Nevada Vernon County Chamber, it allows you access to the Missouri Chamber Benefits. 








Nevada/Vernon County Chamber of Commerce
225 W. Austin Blvd. Suite 200
Nevada, MO 64772
Phone: 417-667-5300
Fax: 417-667-3492
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM til 4:00 PM
Executive Director: Jennifer Eaton
Office Manager: Megan Mason
Glenda Haller -14 years 
Iva Reed - 13 years