(MO) is a confusing because the format of its
abbreviation is different from any other state. The abbreviation
arose due to both Mississippi and Missouri
beginning with 'Miss' and ending with the letter 'I'.
The abbreviation for Missouri ended up as 'MO' as the
letter 'O' is the most obvious letter in the name.
The AP State
Abbreviations, the old State Abbreviations, are still in use. The AP
State Abbreviation for Missouri is:
Press (AP) style of abbreviation, the old style, is still used by
journalists and business people. As some two digit state codes are
determined from the first and last letter of the old abbreviation
they are important to those learning about the abbreviations of the
Where is Missouri? (MO)
The State of Missouri
is located in the central United States.
Missouri - (MO) - Mo.