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Jefferson City Essential Info


Jefferson City is the capital city of Missouri, one of the United States of America.

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  1. Jefferson City is home to Lincoln University, a historically black college founded in 1866 and later designated as a land-grant university.
  2. Jefferson City was developed specifically as the state capital of Missouri.
  3. In 2013, Jefferson City was named America's "Most Beautiful Small Town" by Rand McNally.
  4. Arthur Frommer, travel writer, publisher, consumer advocate, and the founder of the Frommer's series of travel guides; born in Jefferson City.
  5. John Daly, an American professional golfer on the PGA Tour who owns the "Loud Mouth" line of clothing and a golf course design company, attended Helias High School in Jefferson City.

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