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Welcome to the City of Jefferson, Missouri

Upon arriving in Jefferson City, visitors are captivated by the majestic Missouri River and tree lined bluffs. Missouri’s capital city, Jefferson City’s beauty shines not only through its natural landscape, but also through the many historic buildings and special landmarks. The Missouri State Capitol, Supreme Court Building, Governor’s Mansion and charming Downtown are just a few of the architectural treasures that anchor this unique community, a real gem tucked away in the heart of the nation. Aside from the many museums to explore, fine cuisine, quaint boutiques and beautiful parks are just waiting to be discovered. Come see for yourself why Jefferson City was chosen as “America’s Most Beautiful Small Town!” Watch our winning video here.

Tornado Victims and Volunteer Opportunities


Click here to view information from the Untied Way regarding tornado victim relief and volunteer opportunities.

Click here to view the Declaration of Emergency Document.

Click here to view the Curfew Proclamation

Click here to view Legal Assistance for Disaster Recovery Press Release 5.24.19

Click here to view the Debris Removal Press Release.

Click here to view the Recovery and Rebuilding; Avoiding Scams and Unethical Business Press Release

Jefferson City Flood Information


The Missouri River is predicted to reach Major Flood stage of 30 feet in the early afternoon Wednesday, May 22 with a predicted crest of 32.7 feet in the evening hours of Thursday, May 23. The links below provide river stage information, interactive local inundation maps based on flood gauge levels, a copy of the City’s Flood Action Plan, and associated press release.

River Stage Level:
https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=lsx&gage=jffm7

Interactive Local Inundation Maps Based on Flood Gauge Levels

City's Flood Action Plan

Press Release

Special City Council Meeting

Mandatory Evacuation

Declaration of Emergency

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