Jefferson City, Missouri

Jefferson City, Missouri


Jefferson City
Place in the United States
Location of Jefferson City in Missouri
Location of Missouri in the US
County Cole County and Callaway County.
Type of place City
State Missouri
Coordinates 38° 35′ N, 92° 10′ W
Surface 97.33 km²
– country 93.11 km²
– water 4.22 km²
(426 inhabitant/km²)
Height 192 m
Mayor Carrie Tergin
ZIP code(s) 65101, 65109
View of the Missouri State Capitol and the Missouri River in downtown Jefferson City

According to mcat-test-centers, Jefferson City is the capital of Missouri, a state in the United States of America. At the 2000 census, the population was 39,636. The city is located in both County Cole and County Callaway.

The city is named after the third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson.

Jefferson City is on the south bank of the Missouri River. Across the river is the local airport, Jefferson City Memorial Airport. There is a river crossing, the Jefferson City Bridge double truss bridge.

Jefferson City is located on US Route 50, US Route 54, and US Route 63. U.S. Routes 54 and 63 cross the Missouri River along the Jefferson City Bridge.

Nearby places

The figure below shows nearby places within 10 miles of Jefferson City.

Jefferson City

St Martins (13 km)

Holts Summit (11km)

Lake Mykee Town (14 km)

Lohman (16 km)

Taos (12 km)

Wardsville (9 miles)


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Jefferson City, Missouri