Jefferson City

Jefferson City
a city in and the capital of Missouri, in the central part, on the Missouri River. 33,619.

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City (pop., 2000: 39,636), capital of Missouri, U.S. Located on the Missouri River near the centre of the state, it was selected as the site of the state capital in 1821.

Named for Thomas Jefferson, it was incorporated as a town in 1825 and as a city in 1839. Loyalties were divided during the American Civil War, but it remained in the Union. The Capitol, completed in 1918, contains murals by Thomas Hart Benton. It is the trading centre for surrounding farmlands and has diversified manufacturing. Lincoln University was founded there by black veterans of the Union army in 1866.

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 capital of Missouri, U.S., and seat of Cole county, on the Missouri River, near the geographic centre of the state. The site for the state capital was selected in 1821. The land had been donated under an act of the U.S. Congress that specified it be within 40 miles (64 km) of the mouth of the Osage River. Named for President Thomas Jefferson, it was laid out by Daniel M. Boone, son of the Kentucky frontiersman. Loyalties were divided during the American Civil War, but the city remained in the Union. Jefferson City is the trading centre for surrounding farmlands and has diversified manufacturing (automotive seating, specialty paper and printing supplies, electric appliances and transformers, printing, cosmetics). The capitol (1911–18), constructed of Carthage and Phoenix marble, contains celebrated murals by Thomas Hart Benton. The state prison (1833) prevented the city from becoming the site of the state university. Lincoln University, founded there in 1866 by African American Union Army veterans, is now racially integrated. Inc. town, 1825; city, 1839. Pop. (2000) city, 39,636; Jefferson City MSA, 140,052; (2005 est.) city, 39,062; (2004 est.) Jefferson City MSA, 142,448.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Jefferson City — Jefferson City, MO U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 39636 Housing Units (2000): 16987 Land area (2000): 27.252283 sq. miles (70.583087 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.017547 sq. miles (2.635435 sq. km) Total area (2000): 28.269830 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Jefferson City, MO — U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 39636 Housing Units (2000): 16987 Land area (2000): 27.252283 sq. miles (70.583087 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.017547 sq. miles (2.635435 sq. km) Total area (2000): 28.269830 sq. miles (73.218522 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Jefferson City, TN — U.S. city in Tennessee Population (2000): 7760 Housing Units (2000): 3155 Land area (2000): 5.300577 sq. miles (13.728431 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.051384 sq. miles (0.133083 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.351961 sq. miles (13.861514 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Jefferson City, MT — U.S. Census Designated Place in Montana Population (2000): 295 Housing Units (2000): 115 Land area (2000): 12.060088 sq. miles (31.235482 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 12.060088 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Jefferson City —   [ dʒefəsn sɪtɪ], Hauptstadt des Bundesstaates Missouri, USA, am rechten Ufer des unteren Missouri, 35 500 Einwohner; katholischer Bischofssitz; Lincoln University (gegründet 1866); Druckereien, Verlage, Bekleidungs , Nahrungsmittelindustrie.  … …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Jefferson City — [after JEFFERSON Thomas] capital of Mo., on the Missouri River: pop. 40,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Jefferson City — the capital city of the US state of ↑Missouri …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Jefferson City — (spr. dschéfferß n ßitti), Hauptstadt des nordamerikan. Staates Missouri, Grafschaft Cole, auf hoher Uferwand am Missourifluß gelegen, Knotenpunkt von sechs Bahnlinien und Brückenplatz, hat ein Staatskapitol, Institut für farbige Lehrer,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Jefferson City — (spr. dscheffĕrs n ßittĭ), Hauptstadt des nordamerik. Staates Missouri, am Missouri, (1900) 9664 E., Institut für farbige Lehrer …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Jefferson City — Dieser Artikel wurde aufgrund von inhaltlichen Mängeln auf der Qualitätssicherungsseite des Projektes USA eingetragen. Hilf mit, die Qualität dieses Artikels auf ein akzeptables Niveau zu bringen, und beteilige dich an der Diskussion! …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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