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|Jefferson City Facts|
|Country||USA (United State of America)|
|Total Area||28.3 sq miles|
|Lat Long Coordinates||38.5767° N, 92.1733° W|
|Time Zome||CST (UTC−06:00)|
|Major Religion||Roman Catholic, Christian|
|Museums||Jefferson Historical Museum,Missouri Veterinary Museum|
|Universities||Lincoln University,Thomas Jefferson University|
Jefferson City is the capital of the U.S state of Missouri. The city was named in honor of Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States of America. The city replaces St Charles and became the capital of the city in 1821. It was earlier known by the names Lohman's Landing and Missouriopolis. It was incorporated as a city in 1839. During the American Civil War, Union troops occupied the city. It is the county seat of Cole County and the principal city of the Jefferson City.
Super 8 Motel Jefferson City, Holiday Inn Express Jefferson City, Candlewood Suites Jefferson City, Capitol Plaza Hotel, Truman Hotel and Conference Center, Comfort Suites Jefferson City, Jefferson City Days Inn, Best Western Inn, Hotel Deville, Fairfield Inn Jefferson City, Hotel La Bella and Motel 6 Jefferson City are the famous hotels in the city that provide all modern amenities to its guests. The frindly attitude of the staff is the outstanding feature of these hotels. The mouth-watering delicacies they serve make them unique.
Columbia Regional Airport, the nearest airport in the city serves the city. Amtrak train service and bus service provided by Sho-Me Coach Lines provides access to the city. Highways, expressways and other roads connect the city with other regions.
Places of Attraction:
Roman reniassance-style state capitol building, Jefferson Landing-a state historic site that comprises of three buildings, the Lohman Building, the Christopher Maus House, Law Enforcement Museum that displays historic policing equipments and vintage patrol cars and Missouri Veterinary Museum that offers a collection of over 2,500 veterinary instruments are the main highlights of the city.
Last Updated On : March 13, 2013