|City of Jefferson|
|Nickname: Jeff City, or JC|
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|- Mayor||John Landwehr|
|- Total||28. Wikipedia talkFeatured lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This list of countries, arranged alphabetically The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The political units and divisions of the United States include The 50 states (four of these being officially styled as Commonwealths) which are typically Missouri ( or) is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States bordered by Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee Missouri has 114 counties and one Independent city. St Louis City is separate from St Cole County is a County located in the central part of the US Callaway County is a County located in the US state of Missouri. A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning "greater" is a modern title used in many countries for the highest ranking officer in a municipal government Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 3 sq mi (73. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 2 km²)|
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|Elevation||630 ft (192 m)|
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Jefferson City is the capital of the U.S. state of Missouri and the county seat of Cole County. The Central Time Zone observes Standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time ( UTC−6) and five hours during Daylight saving Areas using UTC−6 Single zone countries Belize Costa Rica El Salvador Guatemala Daylight saving time ( DST The Central Time Zone observes Standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time ( UTC−6) and five hours during Daylight saving UTC−5 is the Time offset used in the North American Eastern Time Zone during Standard time and in the North American Central Time Zone during The ZIP code is the system of Postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating Telephone number ranges to countries regions areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks The 573 area code covers a large area of the state of Missouri. Federal Information Processing Standards ( FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States Federal government for use by all non-military The Geographic Names Information System ( GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A US state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the United States of America that share Sovereignty with the federal government Missouri ( or) is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States bordered by Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee A county seat is a term for an Administrative center for a County, primarily used in the United States. Cole County is a County located in the central part of the US It is the principal city of the Jefferson City metropolitan area which encompasses both Callaway and Cole counties. The Jefferson City Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of four counties &ndash Cole, Callaway Callaway County is a County located in the US state of Missouri. Cole County is a County located in the central part of the US As of 2006, the population is 39,274. Jefferson City was named after Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States of America. Thomas Jefferson (April 13 1743 – July 4 1826 was the third President of the United States (1801–1809 the principal author of the Declaration of Independence Jefferson City is on the northern edge of the Ozark Plateau on the Missouri River near the geographic center of the state in a region known as Mid-Missouri. Mid-Missouri is a loosely defined region comprising of much the central area of United States state of Missouri. The city is dominated by the domed Capitol, rising from a bluff overlooking the Missouri River. The Missouri State Capitol is the state capitol building of the U Lewis and Clark passed beneath that bluff on their historic expedition before Europeans established any settlement there.
In pre-Columbian times, this region was home of an ancient people known only as the Mound Builders. Mound Builder is a general term referring to the American Indians who constructed various styles of earthen Mounds for burial residential and ceremonial purposes By the time European settlers began arriving here, the Mound Builders had already vanished into history and the indigenous peoples were called the Osage Indians. The Osage Nation is a tribe in the United States, which is mainly based in Osage County Oklahoma, but can be found throughout America When the Missouri Territory was organized in 1812, St. Louis was the seat of government. Year 1812 ( MDCCCXII) a leap year started on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year St. Charles next served as the capital. St Charles ( French: "Saint-Charles" Spanish: "San Carlos" is a city in and the county seat of St
In the middle of the state, Jefferson City was chosen as the new capital in 1821. Year 1821 ( MDCCCXXI) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common year 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.  The village was little more than a trading post located in the wilderness about midway between St. Louis and Kansas City. In 1826 the Missouri legislature first met here and in 1839 the site was incorporated as a city.
During the American Civil War, Jefferson City was occupied by Union troops. Causes of the war See also Origins of the American Civil War, Timeline of events leading to the American Civil War The coexistence of a slave-owning South Many of the people in the state supported the Union, although Missouri's Little Dixie section along the river in western counties was strongly Confederate.
Jefferson City is located at . According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 28. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census 3 square miles (73. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 2 km²), of which, 27. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 2 square miles (70. 6 km²) of it is land and 1. 0 square miles (2. 6 km²) of it (3. 61%) is water.(38. 572954, -92. 189283)
As of the census of 2000, there were 39,636 people, 15,794 households, and 9,207 families residing in the city. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 1,454. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 4 people per square mile (561. 6/km²). There were 16,987 housing units at an average density of 623. 3/sq mi (240. 7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 81. 50% White, 14. 70% Black or African American, 0. 38% Native American, 1. 23% Asian, 0. 05% Pacific Islander, 0. 62% from other races, and 1. 52% from two or more races. 1. 55% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Hispanic and Latino Americans are Americans of Hispanic or Latino descent, which comprises ancestry or origins in Hispanic America
There were 15,794 households out of which 27. 9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44. 4% were married couples living together, 10. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41. 7% were non-families. 36. 1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11. 9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 21 and the average family size was 2. 90.
In the city the population was spread out with 20. 9% under the age of 18, 11. 0% from 18 to 24, 32. 1% from 25 to 44, 22. 0% from 45 to 64, and 14. 0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 105. 3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106. 6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $39,628, and the median income for a family was $52,627. Males had a median income of $35,050 versus $25,521 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,268. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 7. 3% of families and 11. 5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 1% of those under age 18 and 7. 1% of those age 65 or over.
Jefferson City is served by the Jefferson City Public School District, which operates Jefferson City High School, Simonsen 9th Grade Center, Lewis and Clark Middle School and Thomas Jefferson Middle School, and eleven elementary schools. The Jefferson City Public School District is a School district based in Jefferson City, Missouri ( USA) Jefferson City High School, also known as JCHS, is a Public secondary school in Jefferson City Missouri. There are 4 private elementary schools: St. Joseph's Cathedral, St. Peter's, Immaculate Conception, and Trinity Lutheran. Calvary Lutheran and Helias are the only private high schools located in the city.
Lincoln University, a historically black university (HBCU), is the only four-year college in Jefferson City. For the like-named university in Chester County Pennsylvania see Lincoln University (Pennsylvania. Historically black colleges and universities ( HBCUs) are institutions of Higher education in the United States that were established before 1964 with the intention