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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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Elementary Schools

Rocky Comfort Elem.
(417) 628-3781
14814 E State Hwy 76
Rocky Comfort, MO 64861
Hanna Woods Elem.
(314) 415-6300
720 Hanna Rd
Ballwin, MO 63021

Middle Schools

New Mark Middle
(816) 413-6300
515 Ne 106th St
Kansas City, MO 64155
Poplar Bluff 5 Th & 6 Th Ctr.
(573) 785-5566
3209 Oak Grove Rd
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

High Schools

Crowder Avts
(417) 455-5596
601 Laclede Avenue
Neosho, MO 64850
New Madrid R I Tech Skills Ctr
(573) 688-2161
310 Us Hwy 61
New Madrid, MO 63869

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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