About Missouri

Missouri

Missouri is known as the "Show Me State"-- meaning one should back up talk with proof. The slogan is not an official one, but it does appear on the license plates. It is an endearing statement that people from Missouri say, "I'm from Missouri, you have to Show Me!".

Missouri typically is categorized as both a Midwestern and a southern state. The region was split on Union and Confederate issues during the Civil War. A small region of the state is called Little Dixie for the influx of southerners that settled there. Famed explorers Lewis and Clark mounted an expedition that led them to discover a large part of the Midwest and upper Western states. Their home base was Missouri. The Gateway Arch in St. Louis is one of the tallest historic sites in the United States and thousands of tourists flock to snap photos of this “Gateway to the West" every year. Visitors can also ride to the top of the Arch for a more expansive view. One of the state's geographic features is where the famed Mississippi River meets the Missouri River. The state is also only one of two in the nation that touches the borders of eight other states. Tennessee is the other.

The Missouri horse industry produces goods and services valued at $718 million. The national industry has a $1.3 billion impact on the Missouri economy when the multiplier effect of spending by industry suppliers and employees is taken into account. 125,100 Missourians are involved in the industry as horse owners, service providers, employees, and volunteers. Even more participate as spectators. The Missouri horse industry directly provides 42,200 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs. Spending by suppliers and employees (in Missouri and other states) generates additional jobs in Missouri for a total employment impact of 56,000. There are 281,000 horses in Missouri, over 70 percent of which are involved in showing and recreation

 
$268,000
Top of the mountain looking out over Branson's Tablerock Lake!

Hollister, Taney County, Missouri


Own your own slice of Paradise at the top of Big Bear Estate overlooking Branson's famous Table Rock Lake. Rest and relaxation will come easily in this 3 bedroom, 2 full bath home. With you own private pass-thru drive your guests will never need to turn around to exit. Privacy, Views, Amenities, and lots of room for your pontoon boat and R/V. Look at our stunning photographs and drone aerial views and remember to take the virtual tour! Feeling like a little exercise? Swim in the private community pool or launch your pontoon from the community boat launch. How about a play date in the community park? Then end your day in comfort and relaxation high atop Big Bear.

Sean O'Connell , Team Ozarks Realty

0.49 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$475,000
Welcome to Hermann - Heart of Wine Country

Hermann, Gasconade County, Missouri


The 4 bedrooms, 3.5 ba log cabin was originally constructed on a plantation in Argyle Missouri in 1841, 20 years before the Civil War. It was one of the few two-story log cabins and is made from first cut Missouri oak. Some of the logs are older than the USA. It sat on a pony express stop and the north-facing kitchen window adjoined the small hut used to store the mail bags. It's unknown how long it sat empty, but in 2006 it was disassembled, treated, and moved to its present location maintaining the floor plan and adding a great room and basement. Few people ever have the opportunity to acquire and live in a home-like this. Yet, some lucky soul will. To be located where one overlooks a gorgeous fishing lake, amid mature trees, where wildlife abounds, is a dream that is attainable. It is not "secluded" but it invites solitude for some. For people who like the outdoors, who appreciate the inspiration to paint, to write, or simply to dream...well, those folks will be right at home here.

Helen Reid , Coldwell Banker Realty Gundaker

2.47 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
4542 SQ FT
 
$2,850,000
Rocky Mountain Log Home Estate at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri

Lincoln, Benton County, Missouri


This is an unbelievable lake front estate located between the 73 and 74 mile marker on the Osage arm of the Lake of the Ozarks. This Rocky Mountain Built log home is constructed with 10"milled lodge pole pine logs,harvested from Canada with "Swedish Cope" construction with "saddle-notch" corners. This home sits on 180 secluded acres and enhanced with 1,500 feet of shore line. From this home you have a Panoramic view of 2 coves. Knobby Cove to the south, Deer Creek Cove to the West. Home includes 48X84 Work Shop, 48 X 60 Barn with 7 stalls, tack room, chicken room and large loft. Includes 5 lake front lots and 15 back lots in Golden Acres Subdivision. Home has 2 water wells, Como Electric underground electrical service with 400 amp service to home & 250 amp service to out buildings with fiber optic internet. 1/2 mile black top drive to home. Large garden area. Lake side patio with fire pit and retaining wall. See attached for many more details and items included. Beautiful!!!

Lynn Farrell , John Farrell Real Estate Company

180.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
5 BATHROOMS
6400 SQ FT

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