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is the capital of the U.S. state of Missouri and the county seat of Cole County. Located in Callaway and Cole counties, it is the principal city of the Jefferson City metropolitan area, which encompasses the entirety of both counties. As of the 2010 census, the population was 43,079.[4] Jefferson City was named after Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States


The Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City In the middle of the state, Jefferson City was chosen as the new capital in 1821 while Thomas Jefferson was actually still alive. The village was first called Lohman's Landing. When the legislature decided to relocate there, they proposed the name "Missouriopolis" but later settled on Jefferson City


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Fountain in Front of Missouri State Capitol Building, Jefferson City, Missouri