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Welcome to the official City of Gerald Government website!
We hope you will be able to find everything you need to know about our wonderful city!
2nd Annual
Gerald Chamber of Commerce Parade of Lights
will be held on December 6th
starting at 5:30 p.m.
Come join us in celebrating the holiday season!








Pursuant to section 115 of the Missouri State Statutes, notice is hereby given that the following offices are to be filled at the Municipal Election to be held on

Tuesday, April 7, 2015:

Opening date for filing is

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at 8:00am

Closing date for filing is

Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at 5:00pm

Declaration of candidacy shall be filed with the City Clerk at City Hall, 106 E. Fitzgerald, Gerald, Missouri,

 between the hours of 9:00am–5:00pm, Monday–Friday.

Candidates must be twenty-one (21) years of age, a citizen of the United States, a registered voter and an inhabitant and resident of the city for at least one (1) year preceding his/her election, and a resident of the ward from which he/she is elected.






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 and is growing all the time.

Gerald, MO
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