St. Louis

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St. Louis is an independent city (city not in a county) in the U.S. state of Missouri.wikipedia
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Missouri

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St. Louis is an independent city (city not in a county) in the U.S. state of Missouri.
The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City.

Greater St. Louis

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The estimated 2018 population of the city proper was 302,838 and the bi-state metropolitan area was 2,804,724.
Greater St. Louis is a bi-state metropolitan area that completely surrounds and includes the independent city of St. Louis (its principal city).

Missouri River

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The Missouri River merges with the Mississippi River 15 river miles north of Downtown St. Louis, forming the fourth-longest river system in the world.
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.

Downtown St. Louis

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The Missouri River merges with the Mississippi River 15 river miles north of Downtown St. Louis, forming the fourth-longest river system in the world. Among the city's notable sights is the 630 ft Gateway Arch in the downtown area.
Downtown St. Louis is the central business district of St. Louis, Missouri, the hub of tourism and entertainment, and the anchor of the St. Louis metropolitan area.

St. Louis County, Missouri

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It separated from St. Louis County in 1877, becoming an independent city and limiting its own political boundaries. Major research universities within the city proper include St. Louis University and small portion of the east end of the main campus of Washington University in St. Louis, with the majority of the main campus located in unincorporated St. Louis County and Clayton.
It is bounded by the city of St. Louis and the Mississippi River to the east, the Missouri River to the north, and the Meramec River to the south.

Peabody Energy

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Major companies headquartered or with significant operations within the city proper include Ameren Corporation, Peabody Energy, Nestlé Purina PetCare, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Wells Fargo Advisors, Stifel Financial, Spire, Inc., MilliporeSigma, FleishmanHillard, Square, Inc., U.S. Bank, Anthem BlueCross and Blue Shield, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, and AT&T.
Peabody Energy, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is the largest private-sector coal company in the world.

Kansas City, Missouri

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It is the second largest city in the state of Missouri behind Kansas City.
The Chouteau family operated under Spanish license at St. Louis in the lower Missouri Valley as early as 1765 and in 1821 the Chouteaus reached Kansas City, where François Chouteau established Chouteau's Landing.

1904 Summer Olympics

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In 1904, it hosted the Louisiana Purchase Exposition and the Summer Olympics.
The 1904 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the III Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in St. Louis, Missouri, United States from August 29 until September 3, 1904, as part of an extended sports program lasting from July 1 to November 23, 1904, at what is now known as Francis Field on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis.

Ameren

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Major companies headquartered or with significant operations within the city proper include Ameren Corporation, Peabody Energy, Nestlé Purina PetCare, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Wells Fargo Advisors, Stifel Financial, Spire, Inc., MilliporeSigma, FleishmanHillard, Square, Inc., U.S. Bank, Anthem BlueCross and Blue Shield, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, and AT&T.
Ameren Corporation is an American power company created December 31, 1997, by the merger of St. Louis, Missouri's Union Electric Company (formerly NYSE: UEP) and the neighboring Central Illinois Public Service Company (CIPSCO Inc. holding, formerly NYSE: CIP) of Springfield, Illinois.

Independent city (United States)

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St. Louis is an independent city (city not in a county) in the U.S. state of Missouri. It separated from St. Louis County in 1877, becoming an independent city and limiting its own political boundaries.
The three independent cities outside Virginia are Baltimore, Maryland; St. Louis, Missouri; and Carson City, Nevada.

Auguste Chouteau

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The city of St. Louis was founded in 1764 by French fur traders Pierre Laclède and Auguste Chouteau, and named after Louis IX of France.
René-Auguste Chouteau, Jr. (September 7, 1749 or September 26, 1750 in New Orleans, French Louisiana – February 24, 1829 in St. Louis, Missouri ), also known as Auguste Chouteau, was the founder of St. Louis, Missouri, a successful fur trader and a politician.

St. Louis Cardinals

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St. Louis has two professional sports teams: the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball and the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League.
The St. Louis Cardinals are an American professional baseball team based in St. Louis, Missouri.

Mississippi River

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It is situated along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which forms the state line between Illinois and Missouri.
From its origin at Lake Itasca to St. Louis, Missouri, the waterway's flow is moderated by 43 dams.

St. Louis Blues

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St. Louis has two professional sports teams: the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball and the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League.
The St. Louis Blues are a professional ice hockey team based in St. Louis, Missouri.

Gateway Arch

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Among the city's notable sights is the 630 ft Gateway Arch in the downtown area.
The Gateway Arch is a 630 ft monument in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

AB InBev

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Major companies headquartered or with significant operations within the city proper include Ameren Corporation, Peabody Energy, Nestlé Purina PetCare, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Wells Fargo Advisors, Stifel Financial, Spire, Inc., MilliporeSigma, FleishmanHillard, Square, Inc., U.S. Bank, Anthem BlueCross and Blue Shield, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, and AT&T.
Additional main offices are located in São Paulo, New York City, London, St. Louis, Mexico City, Bremen, Johannesburg and others.

Central West End, St. Louis

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The Washington University Medical Center, located in the Central West End neighborhood, hosts an agglomeration of medical and pharmaceutical institutions, including the nationally recognized Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
The Central West End is a neighborhood in St. Louis, Missouri, stretching from Midtown's western edge to Union Boulevard and bordering on Forest Park with its outstanding array of free cultural institutions.

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It is situated along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which forms the state line between Illinois and Missouri.
The small French settlements continued, although many French migrated west to Ste. Genevieve and St. Louis, Missouri, to evade British rule.

Spire Inc

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Major companies headquartered or with significant operations within the city proper include Ameren Corporation, Peabody Energy, Nestlé Purina PetCare, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Wells Fargo Advisors, Stifel Financial, Spire, Inc., MilliporeSigma, FleishmanHillard, Square, Inc., U.S. Bank, Anthem BlueCross and Blue Shield, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, and AT&T.
Spire Inc. (nyse: SR) is a public utility holding company based in St. Louis, Missouri, providing natural gas service through its regulated core utility operations while engaging in non-regulated activities that provide business opportunities.

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

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Major companies headquartered or with significant operations within the city proper include Ameren Corporation, Peabody Energy, Nestlé Purina PetCare, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Wells Fargo Advisors, Stifel Financial, Spire, Inc., MilliporeSigma, FleishmanHillard, Square, Inc., U.S. Bank, Anthem BlueCross and Blue Shield, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, and AT&T.
Located in downtown St. Louis, the St. Louis Fed is the headquarters of the Eighth Federal Reserve District, which includes the state of Arkansas and portions of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, the eastern half of Missouri and West Tennessee.

Washington University Medical Center

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The Washington University Medical Center, located in the Central West End neighborhood, hosts an agglomeration of medical and pharmaceutical institutions, including the nationally recognized Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
The Washington University Medical Center (WUMC), located in St. Louis, Missouri, is a large scale health-care focused commercial development located in St. Louis' Central West End neighborhood.

Clayton, Missouri

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Major research universities within the city proper include St. Louis University and small portion of the east end of the main campus of Washington University in St. Louis, with the majority of the main campus located in unincorporated St. Louis County and Clayton.
Clayton is a city in and the county seat of St. Louis County, Missouri, United States, and borders the city of St. Louis.

Cahokia

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Their major regional center was at Cahokia Mounds, active from 900 to 1500.
The Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site (11 MS 2) is the site of a pre-Columbian Native American city (which existed circa 1050–1350 CE ) directly across the Mississippi River from modern St. Louis, Missouri.

Pierre Laclède

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The city of St. Louis was founded in 1764 by French fur traders Pierre Laclède and Auguste Chouteau, and named after Louis IX of France.
Pierre Laclède Liguest or Pierre Laclède (22 November 1729 – 20 June 1778) was a French fur trader who, with his young assistant and stepson Auguste Chouteau, founded St. Louis in 1764, in what was then Spanish Upper Louisiana, in present-day Missouri.

1870 United States Census

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During the 19th century, St. Louis became a major port on the Mississippi River; at the time of the 1870 Census, it was the fourth-largest city in the country.
Philadelphia, Chicago, St. Louis, and San Francisco also had a great population of foreigners that made up a significant fraction of their total populations.