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Welcome!
Welcome to the official City of Gerald Government website!
We hope you will be able to find everything you need to know about our city!
 
  
 

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                           The City of Gerald will hold a bulk trash pick up on:


   Monday, September 21 (Canaan Road)   and Tuesday, September 22 (all other residents of Gerald).


  Each resident is allowed 3 large items:  small furniture, televisions, old clothing, and household trash.



                     (all items should be place curbside no later that 6 am on day of pick up.)





Also, metal pick up


Monday, September 21 - Wednesday, September 23


All metal should be brought to the dumpster which will be located at Legion Hall Parking Lot.



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The History of Gerald
 
The name Gerald was taken from our early settlers named "Fitzgerald". The Fitz was cut off the word leaving Gerald which is a German word meaning "Strong with Spear".
In 1907 Gerald become incorporated as a Village. The County Court in Union, MO appointed the first board of trustees. In February 1947 Gerald became a 4th class city by special vote of the people by a large majority.
 
Gerald is situated on high rolling ground surrounded by good farming land. It is bordered on the south by the Red Oak and Bourbeuse River and by Boeuff Creek on the north. The Missouri River runs north about 30 miles. The altitude of Gerald is 891 feet. It is located on the Rock Island Railroad in the Western part of Franklin County about 74 miles west of St. Louis and 57 miles east of the state capitol, Jefferson City, on Highway 50 with a population currently of 1,345.
 
 

Gerald, MO
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