About Florissant, MO
Florissant in East-Central Missouri is considered a 'second-ring' suburb of the city of St. Louis. It has a population of 52,158 covering some 11.7 square miles. It is one of the oldest towns in the state. It was settled by French settlers; thus the name, which roughly translated to 'Blooming'. Famous comedian Cedric the Entertainer was born here.