Missouri

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St. Louis

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The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City. The French established Louisiana, a part of New France, founding Ste. Genevieve in 1735 and St. Louis in 1764.
St. Louis is an independent city (city not in a county) in the U.S. state of Missouri.

Kansas City, Missouri

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The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City.
Kansas City, abbreviated as KCMO or KC, is the smallest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.

Springfield, Missouri

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The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City.
Springfield is the third largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County.

Columbia, Missouri

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The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City.
Columbia is a city in the U.S. state of Missouri.

Iowa

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Missouri is bordered by eight states (tied for the most with Tennessee): Iowa to the north, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee (via the Mississippi River) to the east, Arkansas to the south and Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska to the west.
It is bordered by six states: Wisconsin to the northeast, Illinois to the east and southeast, Missouri to the south, Nebraska to the west, South Dakota to the northwest, and Minnesota to the north.

Oklahoma

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Missouri is bordered by eight states (tied for the most with Tennessee): Iowa to the north, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee (via the Mississippi River) to the east, Arkansas to the south and Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska to the west.
Oklahoma (ᎣᎦᎳᎰᎹ, ogalahoma; Oklahumma) is a state in the South Central region of the United States, bordered by the state of Texas on the south and west, Kansas on the north, Missouri on the northeast, Arkansas on the east, New Mexico on the west, and Colorado on the northwest.

Tennessee

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Missouri is bordered by eight states (tied for the most with Tennessee): Iowa to the north, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee (via the Mississippi River) to the east, Arkansas to the south and Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska to the west. Many from Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee settled in the Boonslick area of Mid-Missouri.
Tennessee is bordered by eight states, with Kentucky to the north, Virginia to the northeast, North Carolina to the east, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi to the south, Arkansas to the west, and Missouri to the northwest.

Kansas

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Missouri is bordered by eight states (tied for the most with Tennessee): Iowa to the north, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee (via the Mississippi River) to the east, Arkansas to the south and Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska to the west.
Kansas is bordered by Nebraska on the north; Missouri on the east; Oklahoma on the south; and Colorado on the west.

Nebraska

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Missouri is bordered by eight states (tied for the most with Tennessee): Iowa to the north, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee (via the Mississippi River) to the east, Arkansas to the south and Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska to the west.
It is bordered by South Dakota to the north; Iowa to the east and Missouri to the southeast, both across the Missouri River; Kansas to the south; Colorado to the southwest; and Wyoming to the west.

Mississippi River

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Missouri is bordered by eight states (tied for the most with Tennessee): Iowa to the north, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee (via the Mississippi River) to the east, Arkansas to the south and Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska to the west. The Missouri River, after which the state is named, flows through the center of the state into the Mississippi River, which makes up Missouri's eastern border.
The river either borders or passes through the states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana.

Missouri River

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The Missouri River, after which the state is named, flows through the center of the state into the Mississippi River, which makes up Missouri's eastern border.
Rising in the Rocky Mountains of western Montana, the Missouri flows east and south for 2341 mi before entering the Mississippi River north of St. Louis, Missouri.

Kentucky

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Missouri is bordered by eight states (tied for the most with Tennessee): Iowa to the north, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee (via the Mississippi River) to the east, Arkansas to the south and Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska to the west. Many from Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee settled in the Boonslick area of Mid-Missouri.
West Virginia lies to the east, Virginia to the southeast, Tennessee to the south, Missouri to the west, Illinois and Indiana to the northwest, and Ohio to the north and northeast.

Ste. Genevieve, Missouri

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The French established Louisiana, a part of New France, founding Ste. Genevieve in 1735 and St. Louis in 1764.
Genevieve (Sainte-Geneviève''' with French spelling) is a city in Ste. Genevieve Township and is the county seat of Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri, United States.

Mid-Missouri

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Many from Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee settled in the Boonslick area of Mid-Missouri.
Mid-Missouri is a loosely-defined region comprising the central area of the U.S. state of Missouri.

Gateway Arch

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Missouri played a central role in the westward expansion of the United States, as memorialized by the Gateway Arch.
The Gateway Arch is a 630 ft monument in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

Arkansas

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Missouri is bordered by eight states (tied for the most with Tennessee): Iowa to the north, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee (via the Mississippi River) to the east, Arkansas to the south and Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska to the west.
Arkansas borders Louisiana to the south, Texas to the southwest, Oklahoma to the west, Missouri to the north, and Tennessee and Mississippi to the east.

Missouri Rhineland

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Soon after, heavy German immigration formed the Missouri Rhineland.
The Missouri Rhineland is a geographical area of Missouri that extends from west of St. Louis to slightly east of Jefferson City, located mostly in the Missouri River Valley on both sides of the river.

Pony Express

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The Pony Express, Oregon Trail, Santa Fe Trail and California Trail all began in Missouri.
The Pony Express was a mail service delivering messages, newspapers, and mail using relays of horse-mounted riders that operated from April 3, 1860, to October 1861 between Missouri and California in the United States of America.

Missouri in the American Civil War

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As a border state, Missouri's role in the American Civil War was complex and there were many conflicts within.
During the American Civil War, Missouri was a hotly contested border state populated by both Union and Confederate sympathizers.

Greater St. Louis

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After the war, both Greater St. Louis and the Kansas City metropolitan area became centers of industrialization and business.
It includes parts of both the U.S. states of Missouri and Illinois.

Missouri Compromise

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Missouri was admitted as a slave state as part of the Missouri Compromise.
The Missouri Compromise was the legislation that provided for the admission of Maine to the United States as a free state along with Missouri as a slave state, thus maintaining the balance of power between North and South in the United States Senate.

Missouri Territory

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Americans from the Upland South, including enslaved African Americans, rushed into the new Missouri Territory.
In 1821, a southeastern portion of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Missouri, and the rest became unorganized territory for several years.

Alcohol laws of Missouri

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Missouri's alcohol laws are among the most permissive in the United States.
The alcohol laws of Missouri are among the most permissive in the United States.

List of counties in Missouri

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Today, the state is divided into 114 counties and the independent city of St. Louis.
There are 114 counties and one independent city in the U.S. state of Missouri.

Missouri wine

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Missouri wine is produced in the Missouri Rhineland and Ozarks.
Missouri wine refers to wine made from grapes grown in the U.S. state of Missouri.