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Missouri – Fast Facts

Location and Geography: Missouri is located in the southeastern portion of the Midwestern United States, bumping up against the region known as the South. Its central location and important river system have made it a crossroads of several different cultures. Counties and Regions: In addition to its 114 counties, Missouri is home to a single [...]

Louisiana – Fast Facts

Location and Geography: Louisiana is located at the mouth of the Mississippi River on the Gulf of Mexico, right between the states of Texas and Mississippi. The Mississippi River is the lifeblood of Louisiana, having built up the land itself by depositing silt along its banks as it poured into the Gulf. There is much [...]