St. Louis (USA)

St. Louis is an independent city in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is bordered by the Mississippi River on the east and by St. Louis County on the north, south, and west. St. Louis is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri. Sometimes written as Saint Louis, the city is named for King Louis IX of France. St. Louis is famous for its multiple French and German influences as well as having a Victorian past.

The most popular nickname for the city is "Gateway City", as it is seen as the Eastern/Western US dividing mark. St. Louis is also called "Gateway to the West" on behalf of the many people who migrated west through St. Louis via the Missouri River (first leg of the Oregon Trail) and other wagon trails.

The twenty closest neighbours in the database:

The Art Institute of Chicago (422 km), Chicago (USA) (423 km), Milwaukee (USA) (527 km), Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village (717 km), Detroit (USA) (731 km), Atlanta (USA) (751 km), Toronto (Canada) (1,061 km), Houston (USA) (1,094 km), Galveston (USA) (1,123 km), Washington D.C. (USA) (1,142 km), Austin (USA) (1,160 km), San Antonio (USA) (1,265 km), Bandera (USA) (1,282 km), Orlando (USA) (1,386 km), New York (USA) (1,403 km), Ottawa (Canada) (1,412 km), Montreal (Canada) (1,568 km), Boston (USA) (1,667 km), Miami (USA) (1,706 km), Yellowstone National Park (1,808 km)

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