Located 16 miles to the west of Springfield, Pritchett is a small town with a big heart. With about 140 residents, Pritchett offers the safety of a small town with the nearby convenience of larger Springfield.
Woody Harrelson is well acquainted with the town which was one of the locations for the film Hi-Lo County, a 1998 drama/western film directed by Stephen Frears, starring Billy Crudup, Woody Harrelson, Cole Hauser, Sam Elliott, Patricia Arquette, Penelope Cruz and Enrique.
Mayor: Al Payne
Manager: Reva Phillips
Town council meetings are held in the Community Building the first Tuesday of every month and are open to the public.