Jefferson City , Cole County, Missouri

City in Cole and Callaway counites in Missouri, United States; capital city of Missouri

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Location of Jefferson City, MO on Missouri map.


Jefferson City is a city located in the county of Cole in the U.S. state of Missouri. In the 2010 census it had a population of 43,079 inhabitants and a population density of 441 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 42,708 inhabitants.

The city was created 200 years ago in 1820.

The city has a total area of 37.71 square miles (97.66 km2).

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Jefferson City, MO Quick Facts

Population : 42,708 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri
County : Cole County
Postal code : 65101–65111
Phone Area Codes : 573
Area : 97.66 km2
Named for : Thomas Jefferson
Altitude : 630 feet / 192 meters
Capital city : Jefferson City is capital of Missouri
Establishment : January 01, 1821 (200 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 22:44:13 (11th April 2021)
Zip Code : 65101
Density : 437 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.87% (2010-2019)
Weather : 72℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Year Population Method
2010 43,079 census
2011 43,354 estimation process
2012 43,268 estimation process
2013 43,333 estimation process
2014 43,176 estimation process
2015 43,211 estimation process
2016 43,022 estimation process
2017 42,902 estimation process
2018 42,813 estimation process
2019 42,708 estimation process

According to census records, the population of Jefferson City decreased by 0.87% in 9 years.

Jefferson City, MO zip code is 65101. County name: Cole, County fips: 29051

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People born in Jefferson City, MO (67)

Many people were born here, including electrical engineer Jack Kilby, Shot Putter Christian Cantwell, actor and comedian Cedric the Entertainer, you can see a list of people who born in Jefferson City, MO.

Other cities in Cole County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cole County , MO.

City Name Population Title
Wardsville 1,560 Human settlement in Cole County, Missouri, United States of America
Saint Martins 1,195 Suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand
Russellville 822 City in Missouri, USA
Marion 794 Human settlement in United States of America
Centertown 287 Village in Cole County, Missouri, United States
Saint Thomas 271 City in Cole County, Missouri, United States of America
Honey Creek 210 Unincorporated community in Missouri
Lohman 166 City
Eugene 153 Community in Missouri, USA

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Jefferson City, MO distances to biggest Missouri cities

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