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Missouri Profile

Missouri is called the "Show Me State," because its people have a reputation for believing only what they see. Its name is an Algonquin Indian term meaning "river of the big canoes." Originally home to a number of Indian tribes, the state entered the Union in 1821. Today, more than half the population lives in Missouri's two major cities--Kansas City and St. Louis. The dogwood is the state tree, the bluebird is the state bird and the capital is Jefferson City. ...Read more here: Missouri - The Show Me State

Capital City:
Jefferson City
Show Me State
Salus Populi Suprema Lex Esto (The Welfare of the People Shall Be the Supreme Law)
August 10, 1821 (24th)
Origin of State's Name:
Named after Algonquin Indian term meaning "river of the big canoes."
Largest Cities:
Kansas City, Saint Louis, Springfield, Independence, Columbia
Border States:
Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Tennessee
Land Area:
68,898 sq. mi., 18th largest
State Bird:
State Flower:
Hawthorn (crataegus)
State Tree:
American Dogwood (cornus florida)
State Song:
Missouri Waltz

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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Missouri

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Missouri Schools

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Elementary Schools

Winnwood Elem.
(816) 413-4650
4531 Ne 44th Terr
Kansas City, MO 64117
Union Chapel Elem.
(816) 891-8660
7100 Nw Bethel
Kansas City, MO 64152

Middle Schools

Brittany Hill Middle
(816) 224-1700
2701 Nw 1st St
Blue Springs, MO 64014
Bernard C. Campbell Middle
(816) 986-3175
1201 Ne Colbern Rd
Lee's Summit, MO 64086

High Schools

Parkview High
(417) 523-9200
516 W Meadowmere
Springfield, MO 65807
Perryville Area Car & Tech Ctr
(573) 547-7500
326 College St
Perryville, MO 63775

Sex Offender Information for Missouri

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Missouri, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.mshp.dps.missouri.gov/MSHPWeb/PatrolDivisions/CRID/SOR/SORPage.html. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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