Thanks for visiting the Missouri information page! If you're looking for information about Missouri, you've come to the right place. Here you will find information about Missouri's history, facts, trivia and tips for scenic road trips. If you are considering moving to Missouri you might be interested in our tips to help you get started, including a moving checklist and information about Missouri home and auto insurance.
The state of Missouri encompasses 69,704 square miles and is ranked 21st in the nation's total area. It was the 24th state to enter the union on August 10, 1821. Missouri derived its name from the Siouan Indian tribe called ouemessourita, meaning those who have dugout canoes.
- Kansas City has more miles of boulevards than Paris and more fountains than any city except Rome.
- President Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, May 8, 1884.
- Laura Elizabeth Ingalls, writer of Little House on the Prairie grew up in Missouri.
- Jefferson City, Missouri, the state's capital, was named for Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States.
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Browse through the Missouri Department of Motor Vehicles website and prepare yourself with important information such as requirements for obtaining your Missouri driver's license and vehicle registration information.
Things to Consider Before Moving
The First Step When Moving
Contact your Allstate agent or call 1-800-ALLSTATE (1-800-255-7828).
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Moving Tools and Tips
There's a lot to keep track of when you move. Our checklists
will help you so moving will be a breeze.
Always check out the moving company's
registration number, references and complaint history at Relocation.com
. This is important, even if your move is within Missouri.
Need an Insurance Policy in Missouri?
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right in your neighborhood or call 1-866-621-6900
to get a quote over the phone.
Some suggested scenic road trips.
Preview upcoming events, historic sites and museums. Find transportation information along with state maps at the Missouri State Tourism site.
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