Missouri is a state in the American Midwest known as the "Show-Me State". The name is pronounced "mizz-UR-ee" or "mizz-UR-uh", although the latter is very seldom heard outside of Missouri.
Popular in Missouri
St. Louis, the largest metropolitan area in Missouri, is a major midwestern metropolis filled with culture.
Kansas City is a large, major Midwestern city that spreads across the border of Missouri and Kansas.
Lee's Summit is a city in Missouri. It is also the hometown of famous outlaw Cole Younger of the James-Younger Gang and Grammy winning musician Pat Metheny.
The Kansas City Area is a region in Missouri and includes Kansas City, Missouri. The Smithville Herald is one local source of information.
St. Louis Area is the region around St. Louis, Missouri
Central Region is in central Missouri and home of the state capital Jefferson City.
The Southwest region of Missouri is in the Ozark Mountains. Where Midwest meets the south. A transition zone.
Southeast Region of Missouri. The Black, Current, North Fork of the White, and their tributaries are a major draw for recreational canoeing and kayaking.
Northwest Region is in Missouri
Northeast region of Missouri.
Eleven Point National Scenic River is a 44 mile section of free flowing river, part of the Mark Twain National Forest.