Missouri is one of the Midwestern states of the United States.
Missouri is bordered by Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, across the Mississippi R. (E), Arkansas (S), Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska (W) and Iowa (N).
Missouri, named after the Missouri Siouan Indian tribe meaning "town of the large canoes", is a U.S. state in the United States with Jefferson City as its capital.
The state's nickname is the Show-Me State
The U.S. Post Office abbreviation for Missouri is MO.
The Mississippi and Missouri rivers are the two large rivers which flow through this state. Two great rivers, the Mississippi and the Missouri, have had a great influence on the development of Missouri.
The Mississippi tied the region to the South, particularly to New Orleans >. The Missouri crosses the state from west to east and enters the Mississippi near St. Louis.
The Harry S. Truman Memorial Library is in Independence.
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