Location, Location, Location.

Jefferson City offers you big advantages, with a strategic central location, market access and the workforce you are looking for.

Heart of Missouri

Located in the heart of Missouri, Jefferson City has a population of 44,170 with the metro population of more than 155,000 including four counties: Callaway, Cole, Moniteau and Osage Counties. With a cost of living index of 89%, well below the national average, Jefferson City residents and businesses enjoy a comfortable lifestyle with the opportunity to invest in the future.


Strategically located near the geographic and population centers of the country, the region offers a robust transportation infrastructure and a major trade. Jefferson City provides a great location to spread your wings, while still having easy access to large metros, such as Kansas City, St. Louis, Chicago and Detroit.


Jefferson City is located in nearly the geographic center of the U.S. This means that whether businesses are coming to you, or your team is on the road, you can reach nearly any city by air in 5 hours or less.

Distances to Jefferson City

Jefferson City Memorial Airport 

Primary Concrete Runway 6,000 ft.
Crosswind Runway 3,400 ft.

Columbia Regional Airport

Primary Concrete Runway 6,501 ft.
Crosswind Runway 5,500 ft.


Highway 50 E/W
Highway 63 N/S
Highway 54 N/S

Bus Service

JEFFTRAN public transportation
Greyhound Connect


Union Pacific
Amtrak Motor


Jefferson City/Cole County is a crossroad location served by multiple interstate motor freight lines. Overnight service providers include: FedEx, UPS, DHL and USPS. 

"There are many reasons DeLong’s, Inc. enjoys operating in the Jefferson City region, including but not limited to the following: central location in the United States, proximity to major highways with the ability to have rail spur access, low cost of living, great place to live and work with a wonderful community, and many genuine people with a strong work ethic."

-- Kelsey DeLong, Co-Owner and Co-Chief Operating Officer, DeLong’s, Inc.

Heartland Port Authority of Central Missouri

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