Swiss, Missouri

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Swiss is a populated place in Gasconade County, Missouri, United States. It lies at an elevation of906 feet (276 m).

Swiss is little more than a "wide spot" on Missouri Highway 19. Swiss is located roughly 12 miles south of Hermann. Hermann is a regional tourist attraction and supplies many of Swiss' visitors.

The leading employer in Swiss is Swiss Meat & Sausage Company. Founded in 1969, the company claims to employ about one dozen full-time workers and eight part-time workers. Swiss Meats has won many awards for its sausages and has been featured on The Food Network. Swiss also operates a catalogue and mail-order business.

The only other public destination in Swiss is the Silver Dollar Restaurant & Lounge.


Coordinates: 38°33′46″N 91°28′17″W / 38.56278°N 91.47139°W / 38.56278; -91.47139