Rich Hill City
Rich Hill City Hall is located at 120 North 7th Street, Rich Hill, MO 64779; phone: 417-395-2223.
Rich Hill as Described in 1941 
Rich Hill was named by the first postmaster, E. W. Ratekin, for the town's location on a hill under-laid with coal. It's a faded memento of mining days near the Marais des Cygnes River (French for Marsh of the Swans). In 1880 the site was part of a cattle range; in 1883 it was a well-constructed city of 8,000, with an imposing parkway and sturdy brick buildings. As mining activities declined after 1900, the population of the community decreased.