JEFFERSON CITY, capital of the State of Missouri, occupies an elevated and picturesque site in Cole county, on the right bank of the Missouri river, 125 miles west t St Louis. The city is well built. It has an efficient school system, and is the seat of an Episcopal college, and of Lincoln Normal Institute, which is maintained by the State for the instruction of coloured youths of both sexes. The State library contains about 25,000 volumes. The manufactures comprise flour, furniture, carriages, farm implements, and iron goods. Population in 1880, 5271.