About This Place
East Prairie is a city in Mississippi County, Missouri, United States. The population was 3,227 at the 2000 census. In 1881, the area was originally known as Bell's Grade and Hibbard and developed as a result of the railroad. Its population was 298 at the 1890 census.
East Prairie is located at 36°46′46″N 89°23′5″W / 36.77944°N 89.38472°W / 36.77944; -89.38472 (36.779538, -89.384783).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²), all of it land.