HANNIBAL, a city of Marion county, Missouri, U.S.A., on the Mississippi river, about 120 m.
A successful well in Marion county, near Mannington, far from the region of the earlier wells, was drilled in 1889, and the output of the state increased from 119,448 bbls.
The most important educational institutions are the Birmingham medical college and college of pharmacy; the Birmingham dental college; a school of art and a conservatory of music. At East Lake station, in the north-east of the city, is Howard College (Baptist; founded at Marion, Perry county, in 1841 as an academy; granted first collegiate degrees in 1848; opened in East Lake in 1887); and 2 m.
Fork of the White river, in Marion county, of which it is the county-seat, and at almost the exact geographical centre of the state.