Mexico, some time ago known as New Mexico, is a city in Audrain County, Missouri. The populace was 11,543 at the 2010 registration. It is the area seat, home to the Missouri Military Academy, and yearly has the Miss Missouri Pageant. The micropolitan measurable zone comprises of Audrain County.
"New" was dropped out after the Mexican War that saw Texas turn into a piece of the United States.Mexico was laid out as "New Mexico" in 1836 and was a noteworthy stop for pioneers making a beeline for the Republic of Texas, therefore, the name "New Mexico", and it turned into the district situate under its present name in 1837.