|Signed into Statehood on August 10, 1821||
Capital: Jefferson City
PLACES TO SEE:
Jefferson City, Missouri
Named from the Missouri tribe, whose
name means "town of the large canoes," and nicknamed The Show Me
State. Missouri is bordered by Iowa to the north; Illinois, Kentucky and
Tennessee to the east; Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma to
the west and Arkansas to the south.
Missouri's highest peak is Taum Sauk Mountain at 1,772 feet, the 41st highest in the United States. The lowest point is at the Saint Francis River, which is 230 feet above sea level.
NOTE: I HAVE BEEN TO JEFFERSON CITY, SAINT JOSEPH, BRANSON, NEOSHO, AND CARTHAGE.
Last Updated on 08/17/2008 by Floridawn Designs