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Welcome to Mountain View, Missouri! Here is where to begin your family’s Ozarks adventure, canoeing down one of our beautiful rivers, hiking to breathtaking ridges overlooking rolling hills and countryside, hunting down the perfect antique for your collection and taking a sip of pure relaxation at a local winery.

Golfing at the Mountain View course

Golfing at the Mountain View course

Come and stay! Mountain View is the ideal place to grow your family or enjoy your retirement. In our town, you are truly a neighbor. We are proud of our hospital and medical clinics, where caring providers will manage your health care needs. Mountain View boasts a satellite university campus in the heart of our downtown, and pride in our local schools is second to none! Along with a wonderful library, movie theater, bowling alley, restaurants, and local shopping, Mountain View has what you want in your hometown.

Join us as we enjoy life together, over coffee, at our acclaimed Pioneer Days, out on the river or cheering at the game.

You can save and keep your hard-earned money in the local economy while shopping in Mountain View.  Our local chamber businesses and organizations strive to provide quality products at affordable prices. (Save now)

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West Plains Bank and Trust Company Liberty Branch

607 N. Elm

Mountain View, Mo. 65548 (417) 934-1047

West Plains Bank and Trust Company opened its doors to serve local financial needs in April  1883, the same year as the new brick courthouse was built and the railroad arrived in West Plains. With a state charter mandating community service and $15,000 in capital provided by a group of local investors, it became West Plains’s first state-regulated financial institution.

B.J. Olden was the new bank’s first chairman of the board, and R.S. “Uncle Bob” Hogan the first of seven presidents, followed by Ray Holt, Dr. R.E. Hogan, Carrick Davidson, Dan Gohn, S. David Gohn, and current president David M. Gohn, who succeeded his father in 2009.

In 1969, West Plains Bank became the first bank within a 100-mile radius to acquire computer services. The early ‘70s saw the opening of West Plains Bank Motor Bank (now Broadway Branch), their first drive-thru facility. By the time they celebrated their 100-year anniversary in 1983, total assets had grown to more than $53 Million and three branches.

As their financial base continued to grow, so did their services. In 1993, our first location outside West Plains opened when Liberty Branch was established to serve the banking needs of the Mountain View area.

Their name change to West Plains Bank and Trust Company in 1998 made trust services available to their customers through partnership with Trust Company of the Ozarks, now Simmons First Trust Company. In 2015, a Loan Center was opened in Mountain Home, Ark., to serve the loan needs of North Central Arkansas.

Now, with six locations, deposit-capable ATMs and mobile banking, West Plains Bank and Trust Company continues to lead the way with products and services designed to meet customer needs. Their efforts are focused on blending the latest in technology with personalized service.

Over the years, there have been numerous offers to sell or merge, but the bank has chosen to remain locally owned and managed. From those modest beginnings more than 130 years ago, total assets have grown to more than $340 Million, but the spirit of home-owned independence that guided the founders remains unchanged. They are dedicated to making sure Every Customer Leaves a Friend.

West Plains Bank and Trust Company Liberty Branch, 607 N. Elm Street in Mountain View, Mo., is a full service bank. Services available include mortgage, commercial and agricultural lending, deposit accounts and certificates of deposit (CDs), safe deposit boxes, full-service ATM with deposit capability and online and mobile banking with deposit.

Lobby hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday. Drive-up hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday. The ATM available 24 hours a day.

Stop by the branch, call (417) 934-1047 or visit www.westplainsbank.com to learn more about why Every Customer Leaves a Friend at West Plains Bank and Trust Company.

As you can see below, West Plains Bank and Trust Company believes in community and strives to be involved as much as possible, whether it’s volunteering for the 4th of July or Pioneer Days, food drives and back-to-school fairs or giving back through special programs like Liberty Eagles debit card program.

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