Jeff′erson City, capital of Missouri and the county-seat in Cole County, on the south bank of the Missouri River. It has several fine buildings and state institutions, the state and supreme court libraries and a Carnegie library, and is the seat of Lincoln Institute, a negro normal school. Coal and limestone are found in its vicinity, and it has manufactories of farm-implements, wagons, foundry and machine shops, brickyards, breweries etc. It is on the Missouri Pacific and Chicago and Alton railroads. Jefferson City has electric and gas lights, street railways and waterworks. Population 12,000.