Hannibal is a city in Missouri. It is located approximately 100 miles northwest of St. Louis and is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River. According to the 2010 U.S. Census the population was 17,606.
Hannibal is best known as the boyhood home of author Mark Twain. Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn are set in Hannibal. Many historical sites in the city revolve around Twain and his writings.
From the south: U.S. Route 69 or U.S. Route 71.
From the West: U.S. route 36
From the East: Interstate 72
From the Nort: U.S. Routes 61/24
Hannibal Regional Airport is located 4 miles west of Hannibal and has one runway.