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State of Missouri

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Facts about Missouri

  • The State of Missouri is the 24th U.S. state.
  • Missouri received statehood on August 10, 1821.
  • Missouri's state capital is Jefferson City.
  • Missouri's state postal abbreviation is MO.

Missouri's Bird, Flower, Motto, Song, Tree

  • Official State Bird: Eastern Bluebird
  • Official State Bird Latin Name: Sialia sialis

  • Official State Flower: Hawthorn
  • Official State Flower Latin Name: Crataegus
  • Year: 1923

  • Official State Motto: Salus Populi Suprema Lex Est
  • Official State Motto Latin Translation: The welfare of the people shall be the supreme law

  • Official State Song: Missouri Waltz

  • Official State Tree: Flowering dogwood
  • Official State Tree Latin Name: Cornus florida
  • Year: 1955

Missouri's Sports

MLB - Major League Baseball Teams NFL - National Football League Teams NHL - National Hockey League Teams MISL - Major Indoor Soccer League Teams

Missouri's State Government and Public Safety


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