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Portage Des Sioux is a city in St. Charles County, Missouri, United States. The town sits on the Mississippi River roughly opposite Elsah, Illinois, and is the home of the riverside shrine of Our Lady of the Rivers. The population was 351 at the 2000 census. The city was founded in 1799 by Spanish Lt. Gov. Zenon Trudeau and François Saucier in reaction to American plans to build a military post about twelve miles downstream. The French name derives from the overland escape route between the Missouri River and Mississippi River used by a band of Sioux, fleeing enemies; they used this area as a portage for their canoes, outdistancing their rivals who instead paddled all of the way to the confluence of the rivers. The Treaties of Portage des Sioux in 1815 were signed here ostensibly settli... (from wikipedia)

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Saint Charles County685 Population (as of 2000)
Missouri State622 Population (current)
23.4 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.2 Square Miles of Water$82,700 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$43,750 Average House Income (as of 2000)

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18 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$314,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
81 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$1,072,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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