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|Territory of Missouri|
|Organized incorporated territory of the United States|
|Capital city||St. Louis|
|Government||Organized incorporated territory|
|-||Renaming of Louisiana Territory||June 4 1812|
|-||Territory of Arkansas created||March 2 1819|
|-||Missouri statehood||August 10 1821|
The Territory of Missouri was a territory of the United States from June 4, 1812 to August 10, 1821. In 1819, the Arkansas Territory was created from a portion of its southern area. In 1821, a southeastern part of the territory became part of the Union as the State of Missouri, and the rest became unorganized territory for several years.
- "How the City of Jefferson became the State Capital". Archived from the original on 7 February 2005. https://web.archive.org/web/20050207045925/http://cityofjefferson.net/home/history.htm. Retrieved 9 July 2011.