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History & History-related items

City Attractions

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Statistics & Facts

The Missouri state capital is Jefferson City.
The population of Commerce is approximately 115 (1997), 67 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 67 (1990), 30 (2010).
The amount of land area in Commerce is 0.83 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Commerce to Washington DC is 715 miles.
The distance to the Missouri state capital is 183 miles. (as the crow flies)
Commerce is positioned 37.15 degrees north of the equator and 89.44 degrees west of the prime meridian.


on the banks of the Mississippi River about 8 miles from Scott City.
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History & History Related Items

history for Commerce, plus lots of other good information!
Originally, in 1790, the village was called Zewapeta. In 1797, a town was formed there when William Smith received a land grant. The name was changed to Tywappity Bottoms at this time. It was officially mapped as a town and incorporated in July of 1834. It became a favorite stopping point for the steamboats coming up and down the river because of the plentiful wood and help they received whenever they stopped.
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The settling of Commerce


The founding of Commerce


The incorporation of Commerce




The Commerce Historical and Genealogy Society has their Museum housed in a old church house on Missouri Street and is open the third full weekend of every month, except January, from 1-4 pm and can be open for special tours by appointment
Phone: 573-264-2199 and leave a message or

The River Ridge Winery is in Commerce, So is the Commerce Museum. They have a RV Park with restrooms and shower.

Commerce Community Tourism
P.O. Box 177
Commerce, MO 63742

Information on Commerce, MO
Phone: 573-264-2199
Fax: 573-264-3507

The Annual Floodfest
Call us at: 573-264-2199 or email:

The River Ridge Winery
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Commerce Chamber

Commerce Community Tourism Organization
P.O. Box 177
Commerce, MO 63742
Phone: 573-264-2199

Commerce Organizations

Commerce Community Tourism Organization
P.O. Box 177
Commerce, MO 63742
Phone: 573-264-2199

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