Jefferson City Cole County, Missouri

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

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Jefferson City is a city located in the county of Cole in the U.S. state of Missouri. Its population at the 2010 census was 43,079 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.


Jefferson City is located at 38°34'36"N 92°10'25"W (38.5767000, -92.1735200).

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Jefferson City forecast: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

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Jefferson City Quick Facts

Population : 42,708 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
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 : 22:52:31 (24th June 2021)
Density : 437 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.87% (2010-2019)
Weather : 93℉ Partly Sunny then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather


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

Year Population % Change Method
2010 43,079 - census
2011 43,354 0.63% estimation process
2012 43,268 -0.2% estimation process
2013 43,333 0.15% estimation process
2014 43,176 -0.36% estimation process
2015 43,211 0.08% estimation process
2016 43,022 -0.44% estimation process
2017 42,902 -0.28% estimation process
2018 42,813 -0.21% estimation process
2019 42,708 -0.25% estimation process

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

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People born in Jefferson City (67)

People born in Jefferson City, 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.


College & universities near Jefferson City

Code Name City ZIP
177940 Lincoln University Jefferson City (MO) 65101

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Jefferson City

Code Name Address Type
JEF Jefferson City 101 Jefferson Street RAIL
HEM Hermann Wharf & Gutenberg Sts. RAIL
SED Sedalia 100 block of Main Street, through parking lot RAIL
WAH Washington 301 West Front St. RAIL

Other places with the same name (1)

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 City in Cole County, MO
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 in Cole County, Missouri, United States
Eugene 153 Community in Missouri, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Jefferson City distances to largest Missouri cities

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