"Salus pouli suprema lax esto" 
      "The Welfare of the People shall  
                  be the Supreme Law"

Date Admitted:  1821 (24th) 
Capital:  Jefferson City 
Largest City:  Kansas City 
Population: 5,402,058 
State Song:  "Missouri Waltz" 
State Bird:  Bluebird 
State Tree:  Flowering Dogwood 
State Flower: Hawthorne 
Nickname:  The Show Me State 
State Constitution:  Missouri Constitution 
Official State Web Page:  Missouri 
Department of Education:  Schools 
Electronic Library:  Missouri 

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Links of Interest 

News and Media 
   Digital Missourian 
   Missouri Digital News 
   Missouri Weather 

Travel and Tourism 
   Missouri Tourism 
   Show-Me Missouri 
   Truman Lake Directory 
   Wine Country of Missouri 
   Missouri Highways Page 
   Fall in Missouri 

History and Community 
   Missouri Arts Council 
   Missouri Humanities Council 
   African American Journey: 
      Missouri Compromise 
   Columbia Environmental  
      Research Center 
   Missouri State Archives 
   Ozark National Scenic Riverways 
   Missouri State Parks 
   Trail of Tears State Park 
   Bridging The Gap 

            Adopted in 1913 

Elected Officials  
        Mel Carnahan 
        John Ashcroft 
        Christopher Bond 
        William Clay -- 1st District  
        James Talent -- 2nd District  
        Richard Gephardt -- 3rd District  
        Ike Skelton -- 4th District  
        Karen McCarthy -- 5th District 
        Pat Danner -- 6th District 
        Roy Blunt -- 7th District 
        Jo Ann Emerson -- 8th District 
        Kenny Hulshof -- 9th District