is located at the junction of State Highways "K" and
52 in central Missouri.
Montrose is within easy driving distance of several
of Missouri's most popular lakes - Lake of the Ozarks,
Truman Lake, Pomme de Terre, Stockton and Table Rock.
Montrose was founded upon the lands of D.C. Cross and Joseph Patten in 1871. At the time of the founding of Montrose, Germantown, which was located four and one-half miles northwest, was a thriving little village of several hundred inhabitants, and was the business point of quite an extensive scope of country. Until 1870, Germantown seemed to have a bright future, but the location of the railroad three miles away attracted people to the present site of Montrose. Some ancestors of present day residents arrived by Orphan Trains in the late 1800's and early 1900's.
has accomplished a great deal during the last several years, and plans are in place to continue making great strides for our city's future.
Montrose is considered a Fourth Class City, and, as such, is governed by a Mayor and a Board of 4 Aldermen. The term of office for each of these officials is currently two years
Our community invites you to attend any and/or all of the upcoming festivites in the Montrose area.
The citizens of Montrose have a strong history in community involvement. Here you will find a listing of some of our civic organizations, including schedules of events where available.
Names, addresses and phone numbers of local businesses. This listing may include photos and links to other web pages.