Jefferson City, Missouri


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

3603 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
74 Votes - "Friendliest"
36 Votes - "Most Patriotic"
7 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"
6 Votes - "Best For Food"
3 Votes - "Most Fun"
Built in the 1930’s as a WPA project, the Carnahan memorial Garden is beautiful with flowers, pools and walkways. It sits on the same block as the striking Governor’s Mansion. This garden can be reserved as a serene location for a wedding or other event.
Reviewed by Royal
on August 1, 2013
Jefferson City is the State Capitol and we have one of the most beautiful "interiors" of all 50 state capitols, the Governor's Mansion sits directly next to the capitol and is exquisite. We can also boast of the Oldest Operating Prison West of the Mississippi when closed in 2004 - Missouri State Penitentiary (MSP) 1836-2004 (168 years of continuous operation). MSP is open for tours March - November.
Reviewed by Sheilas7464
on August 1, 2013
Jefferson City, Mo. is a wonderful place to raise children. The communities are safe and the historical importance of the city, river and region is very educational for our children. We are centrally located between KC and St. Louis. There are many outdoor activities here and within a close drive. Come and see Jefferson City, Mo.
Reviewed by jcbill
on August 1, 2013
Right in the middle of the state of Missouri, Jefferson City is close enough to Kansas City and St. Louis to visit the big cities, and close enough to lakes and rivers to visit nature. But the best thing about it is that you can sit on your porch and visit your neighbors, and have such a great diversity that we aren't afraid to let anyone be our friends and share our smiles.
Reviewed by ammamama
on August 1, 2013
Jefferson City is proud to be the home of Lincoln University! Lincoln University was envisioned by the 62nd United States Colored Infantry while stationed at Fort McIntosh, Tx. The 62nd was comprised mostly of Missourians. The 65th also contributed participated in the establishment of LU. The school open in 1866. Lincoln University President's Home was designed by New York architects, Tracy and Swartwout, who also designed the present Missouri State Capitol building. Go Blue Tigers!
Reviewed by bluetiger
on August 1, 2013
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