Jefferson City, Missouri

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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"
I have lived near Jefferson City my whole life. When we travel, I always love coming across the Missouri River Bridge and seeing the capital, it tells me I am home!
Reviewed by kkemna
on October 8, 2013
I was raised in Jefferson City, Mo, and can't imagine raising my family anywhere but here! After high school my husband and I moved across country twice. With no children at that time it was great, but I didnt want to have children unless we came home, which we did, we now have 2 children, and they love it here as much as we do! The things we use to hate about Missouri are the things we now love.
Reviewed by asharpa80
on October 8, 2013
Congrats Jefferson City! Proud to be born and raised here, own my own home, have a great employer and be able to have entertainment and friends without the pollution and crime that many larger cities have. Nathan Hays
Reviewed by NWH505
on October 8, 2013
Jefferson City offers the best of small town living with most of the services of a large town. The Missouri Capitol is the most beautiful in the country, partly due to the beautiful artwork throughout the building and partly to the grounds overlooking the Missouri river with its impressive bluffs. There is more to Jefferson City than meets the eye, so come check it out.
Reviewed by gwh199
on October 1, 2013
Jefferson City is the gateway to the Ozarks. The truss bridge over the mighty Missouri River is the key that unlocks the natural beauty of the capital of the Ozark Mountains. The Pat Jones Pedestrian Bridge on the down river side of the historic bridge links Jefferson City's past as an important stop along the Lewis and Clark Trail with its present status as a scenic trailhead for the Katy Trail State Park. The majestic Capitol building dominates the skyline as you travel across the bridge into this unique small town like a mighty fortress that exhibits peace and tranquility through strength for residents and visitors. Native trees line High Street from the Capital Complex to the old residential neighborhoods and remind everyone that in Jefferson City "there's no place like home" if you want to enjoy four distinct seasons. Radiant colors dominate native red maple leaves in the Fall, snowfalls in the winter blanket the rolling hills in the Winter, dogwoods bloom in the Spring, and hawthorn flowers and blue birds bring beauty to the Summer season.
Reviewed by GregDeLogn
on October 1, 2013
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