About Missouri

Missouri

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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 the only one of two in the nation that actually 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.

  Missouri in Numbers:
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img Horse Population : Approximately 140,000
img Total Economic Impact: $ -- billion
img Capital : Jefferson City
img Population : 5,800,310
img Land area : 68,886 sq. miles
img Counties:  114
img Highest Point : Taum Sauk Mountain 1,772 feet
img Lowest Point : Saint Francis river: 230 feet
img 10 largest Cities:
 
  • Kansas City: 444,965
  • St. Louis: 344,362
  • Springfield: 150,298
  • Independence: 110,208
  • Columbia: 91,814
  • Lee\'s Summit: 80,338
  • St. Joseph: 72,661
  • O\'Fallon: 69,694
  • St. Charles: 62,304
  • St. Peter\'s: 54,209
 
$300,000
80 ACRES WITH A LOVELY HOME

Mansfield, Wright County, Missouri


LOCATION-LOCATION-LOCATION, 1/4 MILE OFF OF HWY 60, 50 MILES TO SPRINGFIELD, 3 MILES TO MANSFIELD, 11 MILES TO MOUNTAIN GROVE. WELL MAINTAINED 3 BEDROOM, 1 1/2 BATHS, 1432 SQ. FT. BRICK/VINYL HOME, NESTLED UNDER THE TREES. FULL BASEMENT (PARTIALLY FINISHED), WITH A JOHN DEER ROOM. LIVE WATER-1 SPRING, 60 ACRES IN GRASS, PASTURE/HAY GROUND. THIS IS YOUR FARM IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR AN EXCELLENT 80 ACRES WITH A LOVELY HOME. CALL NOW, DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS ON

Paul McGilliard , Murney Associates - Primrose

80.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1432 SQ FT
 
$950,000
SECLUDED WITH CUSTOM BUILT ESTATE HOME - JOINING BUSIEK STATE PARK

Chestnutridge, Christian County, Missouri


LOCATION, PRIVATE 66.40 ACRES M/L, SECLUDED WITH CUSTOM BUILT ESTATE HOME (6'' WALLS) WITH MAGNIFICENT VIEWS AND JOINING BUSIEK STATE PARK. ONE OWNER ALL BRICK HOME. LAND IS PERIMETER FENCED, MOSTLY WOODED-MARKETABLE TIMBER,(EXCELLENT HUNTING). WITH 15-20 ACRES OPEN. ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE THE CASTLE FROM MANY SPOTS 0N THE PROPERTY.

Paul McGilliard , Murney Associates - Primrose

66.40 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
5139 SQ FT
 
$395,000
20 - acre horse property with dog kennel

Robertsville, Franklin County, Missouri


Beautiful property situated on 20 acres of open pasture with barn, house, and garage. Barn has dog kennel, including heated floor, sink, and washer hook-up.

Tracey Riggs , Robeck Realty

20.20 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1600 SQ FT
 
$509,900
Wonderful Opportunity to buy a Hobby Farm on 45 acres plus Indoor Riding Arena!

Edina, Knox County, Missouri


A Rare Must See!! 3 bed/2 bath manufactured home on 45 +/- woven wire fenced acres of highway frontage one mile from Edina, MO and near the Edina Lake. Home Features include a 51' X 84' outbuilding currently used as an Indoor Horse Riding Arena with 16 ft' side walls with an additional attached 40' x 48' outbuilding with 9 x 6 side walls and tack room. Other features include a 58' x 61' outbuilding with concrete floors and lean-to that also has living quarters including office, kitchen and bath with outdoor wood burning furnace that heats space and floors. With two ponds this property would be the perfect beautiful place for horse lovers or if looking for a Hobby Farm there is no need to look any further. Don't miss this rare opportunity in NE Missouri. Call or Text listing agent, Mark Hunolt, at 660-341-0802 or visit www.c21kirksville.com for more details!

Century 21 Whitney Agency , Century 21 Whitney Agency, Inc.

45.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1852 SQ FT
 
$379,900
Just Reduced!!!! Spacious Ranch plus 20 acres of Breathtaking Views!

La Plata, Adair County, Missouri


Built in 2008, this SPACIOUS 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath ranch over walk out basement has it all! A modern, open floor plan with a massive stone wood stove as a focal point, some hardwood floors, a huge master bedroom/bath with a jetted tub and separate shower. The walk out basement was just finished in 2017 with a unique curved hallway, a huge family area perfect for entertaining, big wet bar with hand crafted cabinets, a gas stone fireplace, and 3 large rooms perfect for storage or expansion. OUTSIDE the views are amazing sitting on the deck overlooking the bottom ground full of wildlife. The barn is sold for storage or animals. Plus there is fencing in place and a pond perfect for horses or cattle. Call or text Mark Whitney at 660-341-4527 or visit www.c21kirksville.com for more information.

Century 21 Whitney Agency , Century 21 Whitney Agency, Inc.

20.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
5120 SQ FT
 
$988,600
Stunning 20 acre equestrian estate in the Ozarks!

Kirbyville, Taney County, Missouri


Stunning 20 acre equestrian estate in the Ozarks! Up to 40 acres available! This one-of-a-kind property features a fabulous custom home with 6 bedrooms, 7 baths, game room/guest house, indoor gymnasium, fitness room and a backyard oasis with spectacular custom swimming pool. The property is a working horse ranch, fully fenced with a large 60 x 160 stable featuring a riding arena with viewing stand, horse stalls and tack room. The land lays beautifully and offers incredible panoramas of the Ozark Hills all around you. Add the adjoining 10 acre lot with pond, and/or neighboring fenced 10 acre pasture for $109,900 each. Easy 20 minute drive to Branson.

Cole Currier , Foggy River Realty, LLC

20.00 ACRES
6 BEDROOMS
7 BATHROOMS
7640 SQ FT
 
$750,000
The Dancing Bear Ranch

Saddlebrooke, Christian County, Missouri


Captivating custom home in Saddlebrooke... This is a truly unbelievable property and honestly an amazing opportunity to absolutely steal it and update & personalize to your tastes! Sitting on 26+ acres w/magnificent views of Mark Twain National Forest, the Dancing Bear Ranch offers a separate guesthouse, one of a kind in-ground pool, private turn-around circle drive, an incredible horse barn with 4 stables & that's just for starters. There are numerous ponds w/bass & catfish on the property & a spring fed stream runs behind the barn. Many big ticket items recently added - new roof, updated plumbing, new HVAC systems etc. The home itself is filled w/custom features that are really special including wood hewn floors, wood trim, timber package, gorgeous fireplaces and mantels, custom stonework & flooring, antique lamps w/electric lights, wrap around decks, a water feature w/flowing brook from the front of the house to under the bridge to a water fall around the pool area. To build a home of this nature today would cost an estimated $150-$200 ppsf (plus/minus $1,200,000), NOT including the garage, separate guesthouse, barn, pool, pool house, ponds, spring fed stream, surrounding wooded areas, and the fenced in pastures. This one of a kind property was originally designed to be a unique multi-million dollar showpiece, with complete privacy, riding stables, and all inclusive amenities. Please note that this home is situated in the Village of Saddlebrooke but NOT in the subdivision of Saddlebrooke. This is an important distinction and means that the Dancing Bear Ranch is not subject to the covenants and restrictions of the subdivision and Property Owners Association, although as a property located in the Village of Saddlebrooke it may be possible to pay a fee to partake in the Saddlebrooke subdivision amenities.

CJ King , Murney Associates Realtors

26.09 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
6 BATHROOMS
7298 SQ FT
 
$905,000
22 Acre Horse Ranch with Large Executive Home

Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri


22 acre horse ranch located 8 minutes outside of Joplin in Southwest Missouri. This home boasts 5+ bedrooms, 4 ½ bathrooms, beautiful custom kitchen, custom office, storm shelter, lots of storage and so much more! The fully finished walkout basement is perfect for entertaining with a game room, kitchen and living room. Outside of the home you will find a beautiful in ground pool. This property has a 14 acre pasture that has an electric fence and is cross fenced. The four stall horse barn measures 20x60 and includes an air conditioned tac room. Outside of the barn you will find a concrete wash station, sand base round pen area, paddock, a cross fenced training and riding area and a pond. There also is a large 60x80 insulated shop with a paved driveway leading to it. Property is located behind an electric privacy gate.

Kent Eastman , Keller Williams Realty of Southwest Missouri

22.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
5 BATHROOMS
6649 SQ FT
 
$1,990,000
NEW SPRING FARM, A''turn key'' EQUESTRIAN ESTATE that has it all!

Columbia, Boone County, Missouri


Welcome to NEW SPRING FARM! This ''turn key'' EQUESTRIAN ESTATE that has it all! 70 Acres, 2 Homes, Guest House, Morton 5 Barns w/ Stables, Indoor Arena, Trails, Lakes, 1/4 Mile Turkey Creek frontage, Wildlife, INCOME POTENTIAL, and More land available!

Sara Harper , House of Brokers Realty Inc.

70.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
5645 SQ FT
 
$754,900
Beautiful Horse Training / Boarding Farm For Sale!

Union, Franklin County, Missouri


Heres your own Horse Boarding / Training Facility! Motivated Sellers! This 30.04ac farm features 3 barns, a large indoor arena & 9 lush pastures, each 3-5acres fenced & cross-fenced w/3 rail wood fencing. 8 pastures have dry lots w/electric fencing, 2 have run-in sheds.All pastures are fitted w/electrical outlets & frost free hydrants.The 75x100 lighted indoor arena has a climate controlled viewing lounge with kitchenette & full bath.The 110x210 outdoor arena lets you enjoy the beautiful view.The big barn has 14stalls(10x15/13), large tack & feed rooms, & an indoor wash rack.The heated ‘Barnhaus’ boasts 6 stalls(12x12) w/large tack rm & wash rack. It also includes a 2232sqft living area as part of the barn w/ a large mstrbdrm, office, great rm, & full ba upstairs & kitchen, full bath & living room dwnstrs. The machine barn stores hay, tools, tractor&fixtures. Feels so country while being minutes from town! Owner also making 2 adjoining residential properties, plus lots 1-6 of Northland Plat 2 (w/ pond/lake) available to interested parties for additional price!!!

tracy kinser , Keller Williams Southwest

30.04 ACRES
2 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
2232 SQ FT

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