Jefferson County
The Jefferson County Courthouse in Hillsboro
The Jefferson County Courthouse in Hillsboro
Official seal of Jefferson County
Map of Missouri highlighting Jefferson County
Location within the U.S. state of Missouri
Map of the United States highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°16′N 90°32′W / 38.26°N 90.54°W / 38.26; -90.54
Country United States
State Missouri
Founded1818
Named forThomas Jefferson
SeatHillsboro
Largest cityArnold
Area
 • Total664 sq mi (1,720 km2)
 • Land657 sq mi (1,700 km2)
 • Water7.7 sq mi (20 km2)  1.2%
Population
 (2020)
 • Total226,739
 • Density340/sq mi (130/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional districts2nd, 3rd, 8th
Websitewww.jeffcomo.org

Jefferson County is located in the eastern portion of the state of Missouri. It is a part of the St. Louis Metropolitan Area. As of the 2020 census, the population was 226,739,[1] making it the sixth-most populous county in Missouri. Its county seat is Hillsboro.[2] The county was organized in 1818 and named in honor of former president Thomas Jefferson.[3][4]

In 1980, according to the U.S. census held that year, the county contained the mean center of U.S. population. Notably, this was the first census in which the center of population was west of the Mississippi River.

Jefferson County is part of the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area and encompasses many of the city's southern suburbs.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 664 square miles (1,720 km2), of which 657 square miles (1,700 km2) is land and 7.7 square miles (20 km2) (1.2%) is water.[5] The county's eastern border is the Mississippi River.

Adjacent counties

Major highways

National protected area

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
18201,835
18302,59241.3%
18404,29665.7%
18506,92861.3%
186010,34449.3%
187015,38048.7%
188018,73621.8%
189022,48420.0%
190025,71214.4%
191027,8788.4%
192026,555−4.7%
193027,5633.8%
194032,02316.2%
195038,00718.7%
196066,37774.6%
1970105,24858.6%
1980146,18338.9%
1990171,38017.2%
2000198,09915.6%
2010218,73310.4%
2020226,7393.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
1790-1960[7] 1900-1990[8]
1990-2000[9] 2010-2019[10]

As of the 2020 Census Jefferson County had a population of 226,739. The ethnic and racial makeup of the county was 90.4% white (89.7% non-hispanic white), 1.0% black or African American, 0.3% American Indian, 0.8% Asian, 0.8% some other race, and 6.6% two or more races. 2.4% of the population was of Hispanic or Latino origin.[11]

As of the 2010 Census Jefferson County had a population of 218,733. The reported ethnic and racial make up of the population was 95.4% non-Hispanic white, 0.8% African-American, 0.3% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.4% reporting some other race, 1.3% reporting two or more races and 1.6% Hispanic or Latino of any race.[12]

As of the census[13] of 2000, there were 198,099 people, 71,499 households, and 54,553 families residing in the county. The population density was 302 inhabitants per square mile (117/km2). There were 75,586 housing units at an average density of 115 per square mile (44/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 97.48% White, 0.68% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. Approximately 1.01% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 71,499 households, out of which 38.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.00% were married couples living together, 10.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.70% were non-families. 18.90% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the county, the population was spread out, with 27.90% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 31.80% from 25 to 44, 22.50% from 45 to 64, and 9.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 98.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $60,636, and the median income for a family was $66,697. Males had a median income of $37,822 versus $25,440 for females. The per capita income for the county was $25,058. About 4.90% of families and 6.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.10% of those under age 18 and 6.30% of those age 65 or over.

There were 146,316 registered voters in 2008.[14] As of Oct. 24, 2012, there were 148,011.[15]

Education

Public schools

Private schools

Post-secondary

Jefferson College - Hillsboro A public, two-year community college

Public libraries

Politics

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Local

Historically, the Democratic Party has controlled politics at the local level in Jefferson County but starting in 2010 the Republican Party has flipped the county with 66% of the population voting Republican in 2020.

Jefferson County, Missouri
Elected countywide officials
Assessor Robert Boyer Republican
Auditor Kristy Apprill Republican
Circuit Clerk Michael Reuter Republican
County Clerk Ken Waller Republican
County Executive Dennis Gannon Republican
Collector Michelle Worth Democratic
Prosecuting Attorney Trisha Stefanski Republican
Public Administrator Steve Farmer Republican
Recorder Debbie Dunnegan Republican
Sheriff Dave Marshak Republican
Treasurer Paula Wagner Republican

State

Jefferson County is divided into seven legislative districts in the Missouri House of Representatives; All of which are held by Republicans. Jefferson County consists of two State Senate Districts.

Missouri House of Representatives — District 97 — Jefferson County (2020)[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Mary Elizabeth Coleman 13,260 100%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 97 — Jefferson County (2018)[22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Mary Elizabeth Coleman 7,204 56.40%
Democratic Mike Revis 5,570 43.60%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 97 — Jefferson County (2016)[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John C. McCaherty 10,386 74.00% +7.02
Libertarian Tracy J. Scott 3,650 26.00% +26.00
Missouri House of Representatives — District 97 — Jefferson County (2014)[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John C. McCaherty 4,681 66.98% +15.83
Democratic Tom Dohack 2,308 33.02% -15.83
Past gubernatorial elections results
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2020 63.91% 73,942 33.59% 38,866 2.50% 2,886
2016 53.62% 56.755 42.74% 45.234 3.64% 3,848
2012 41.75% 40,470 55.68% 53,971 2.56% 2,484
2008 34.42% 35,947 63.87% 66,697 1.71% 1,781
2004 49.23% 45,891 49.25% 45,909 1.52% 1,424
2000 47.05% 36,060 49.33% 37,808 3.62% 2,775
1996 43.90% 28,986 52.96% 34,970 3.14% 2,077
Missouri House of Representatives — District 97 — Jefferson County (2012)[25][21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John C. McCaherty 6,946 51.15%
Democratic Sam Komo 6,633 48.85%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 111 — Jefferson County (2020)[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Shane Roden 13,308 70.87%
Democratic Daniel (Vern) Cherry 5,470 29.13%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 111 — Jefferson County (2018)[22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Shane Roden 9,826 65.34%
Democratic Phoebe Ottomeyer 5,212 34.66%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 111 — Jefferson County (2016)[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Shane Roden 10,699 62.10% +9.12
Democratic Del Viehland 5,020 29.14% -17.88
Independent Jon Schuesller 1,510 8.76% +8.76
Missouri House of Representatives — District 111 — Jefferson County (2014)[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Shane Roden 4,834 52.98% +3.66
Democratic Michael Frame 4,291 47.02% -3.66
Missouri House of Representatives — District 111 — Jefferson County (2012)[25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Michael Frame 8,052 50.68%
Republican Derrick Good 7,836 49.32%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 112 — Jefferson County (2020)[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Rob Vescovo 16,545 100%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 112 — Jefferson County (2018)[22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Rob Vescovo 16,545 61.30%
Democratic Benjamin Hagin 6,074 38.70%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 112 — Jefferson County (2016)[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Rob Vescovo 10,754 59.64% -0.43
Democratic Robert Butler 7,278 40.36% +0.43
Missouri House of Representatives — District 112 — Jefferson County (2014)[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Rob Vescovo 5,432 60.07% +0.97
Democratic Robert Butler 3,611 39.93% -0.97
Missouri House of Representatives — District 112 — Jefferson County (2012)[25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Paul Wieland 9,284 59.10%
Democratic Daniel James 6,425 40.90%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 113 — Jefferson County (2020)[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Dan Shaul 11,150 63.19%
Democratic Terry Burgess 6,519 36.90%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 113 — Jefferson County (2018)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Dan Shaul 7,940 56.52%
Democratic Karen Settlemoir-Berg 6,109 43.48%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 113 — Jefferson County (2016)[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Dan Shaul 9,598 57.84% -2.14
Democratic Karen Settlemoir-Berg 6,995 42.16% +2.14
Missouri House of Representatives — District 113 — Jefferson County (2014)[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Dan Shaul 4,749 59.98% +13.21
Democratic Sean Fauss 3,168 40.02% -13.21
Missouri House of Representatives — District 113 — Jefferson County (2012)[25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Jeff Roorda 8,450 53.23%
Republican Dan Smith 7,225 46.77%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 114 — Jefferson County (2020)[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Becky Ruth 15,798 100.00%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 114 — Jefferson County (2018)[22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Becky Ruth 9,664 67.64%
Democratic Dennis McDonald 4,624 32.36%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 114 — Jefferson County (2016)[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Becky Ruth 14,639 100.00% +46.74%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 114 — Jefferson County (2014)[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Becky Ruth 4,791 53.26% +3.53
Democratic T. J. McKenna 4,204 46.74% -3.53
Missouri House of Representatives — District 114 — Jefferson County (2012)[25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic T. J. McKenna 7,772 50.27%
Republican Becky Ruth 7,688 49.73%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 115 — Jefferson County (2020)[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Cyndi Buchheit Courtway 6,444 69.32% +5.68
Democratic Cynthia Nugent 2,835 27.97%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 115 — Jefferson County (2018)[22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Elaine Freeman Gannon 6,671 100%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 115 — Jefferson County (2016)[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Elaine Gannon 6,444 69.32% +5.68
Democratic Barbara Stocker 2,443 26.28% -5.12
Libertarian Charles Bigelow 409 4.40% +4.40
Missouri House of Representatives — District 115 — Jefferson County (2014)[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Elaine Gannon 3,285 63.64% +12.75
Democratic Dan Darian 1,621 31.40% -17.71
Constitution Jerry Dollar, Jr. 256 4.96% +4.96
Missouri House of Representatives — District 115 — Jefferson County (2012)[25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Elaine Gannon 4,329 50.89%
Democratic Rich McCane 4,177 49.11%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 118 — Jefferson County (2020)[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Mike McGirl 9,259 100.00%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 118 — Jefferson County (2018)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Mike McGirl 5,336 62.19%
Democratic Barbara Marco 3,244 37.81%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 118 — Jefferson County (2016)[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Ben Harris 8,164 100.00% +44.57
Missouri House of Representatives — District 118 — Jefferson County (2014)[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Ben Harris 3,239 55.43% -44.57
Republican Michael McGirl 2,604 44.57% +44.57
Missouri House of Representatives — District 118 — Jefferson County (2012)[25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Ben Harris 7,514 100.00%

Jefferson County is also divided into two districts in the Missouri Senate.

Missouri Senate — District 3 — Jefferson County (2020)[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Elaine Freeman Gannon 20,578 100%
Green Edward Weissler 4,681 22.24% +22.24
Missouri Senate — District 3 — Jefferson County (2016)[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Gary Romine 16,356 77.75% +27.90
Green Edward Weissler 4,681 22.24% +22.24
Missouri Senate — District 3 — Jefferson County (2012)[25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Gary Romine 10,069 49.85
Democratic Joseph Fallert, Jr. 10,129 50.15
Missouri Senate — District 22 — Jefferson County (2018)[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Paul Wieland 40,556 58.32
Democratic Robert Butler 26.903 38.69
Libertarian Richie Camden 2,078 2.99
Missouri Senate — District 22 — Jefferson County (2014)[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Paul Wieland 22,208 54.19
Democratic Jeff Roorda 18,774 45.81

Federal

U.S. Senate — Missouri — (2018)[22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Josh Hawley 49,142 54.33%
Democratic Claire McCaskill 37,915 41.92%
Independent Craig O'Dear 1,550 1.71%
Libertarian Japheth Campbell 1,207 1.33%
Green Jo Crain 633 0.70%
U.S. Senate — Missouri — (2016)[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Roy Blunt 53,218 50.34% +10.37
Democratic Jason Kander 46,975 44.44% -9.07
Libertarian Jonathan Dine 2,941 2.78% -3.74
Green Johnathan McFarland 1,450 1.37% +1.37
Constitution Fred Ryman 1,124 1.06% +1.06
U.S. Senate — Missouri — (2012)[25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Claire McCaskill 51,862 53.51%
Republican Todd Akin 38,745 39.97%
Libertarian Jonathan Dine 6,316 6.52%

Jefferson County is divided among three congressional districts. Prior to the 2012 election all of it was included in Missouri's 3rd Congressional District, but now about half of it is in the 3rd District, while the northeastern portion is in the 2nd Congressional District and the southern portion is in the 8th Congressional District.

U.S. House of Representatives — District 2 — Jefferson County (2016)[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Ann Wagner 11,930 61.04% -0.87
Democratic Bill Otto 6,542 33.47% -0.10
Libertarian Jim Higgins 783 4.00% -0.52
Green David Justus Arnold 291 1.49% +1.49
U.S. House of Representatives — District 2 — Jefferson County (2014)[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Ann Wagner 5,988 61.91% +6.38
Democratic Arthur Lieber 3,247 33.57% -7.41
Libertarian Bill Slantz 437 4.52% +1.68
U.S. House of Representatives — District 2 — Jefferson County (2012)[25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Ann Wagner 9,976 55.53%
Democratic Glenn Koenen 7,361 40.98%
Libertarian Bill Slantz 511 2.84%
Constitution Anatol Zorikova 116 0.65%
U.S. House of Representatives — District 3 — Jefferson County (2016)[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer 33,530 61.56% +1.44
Democratic Kevin Miller 18,333 33.66% -1.33
Libertarian Dan Hogan 2,077 3.81% -1.07
Constitution Doanita Simmons 526 0.97% +0.97
U.S. House of Representatives — District 3 — Jefferson County (2014)[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer 16,558 60.12% +7.09
Democratic Courtney Denton 9,637 34.99% -7.29
Libertarian Steven Hedrick 1,345 4.88% +0.19
U.S. House of Representatives — District 3 — Jefferson County (2012)[25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer 25,898 53.03%
Democratic Eric Mayer 20,650 42.28%
Libertarian Steven Wilson 2,288 4.69%
U.S. House of Representatives — District 8 — Jefferson County (2016)[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jason Smith 18,030 63.98% +11.75
Democratic Dave Cowell 9,155 32.49% -5.26
Libertarian Jonathan Shell 996 3.53% +0.70
U.S. House of Representatives — District 8 — Jefferson County (2014)[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jason Smith 8,060 52.23% -5.47
Democratic Barbara Stocker 5,826 37.75% -0.80
Libertarian Rick Vandeven 436 2.83% +1.22
Constitution Doug Enyart 544 3.52% +1.38
Independent Terry Hampton 567 3.67%
U.S. House of Representatives — District 8 — Jefferson County (Special Election, June 4, 2013)[26]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jason Smith 1,862 57.70% +0.78
Democratic Steve Hodges 1,244 38.55% -0.54
Libertarian Bill Slantz 52 1.61% -2.38
Constitution Doug Enyart 69 2.14% +2.14
U.S. House of Representatives — District 8 — Jefferson County (2012)[25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Joann Emerson 14,692% 56.92
Democratic Jack Rushin 10,090 39.09%
Libertarian Rick Vandeven 1,030 3.99%

Political culture

United States presidential election results for Jefferson County, Missouri[27]
Year Republican Democratic Third party
No.  % No.  % No.  %
2020 77,046 66.03% 37,523 32.16% 2,119 1.82%
2016 69,036 64.52% 31,568 29.50% 6,391 5.97%
2012 53,978 55.07% 41,564 42.40% 2,482 2.53%
2008 50,804 47.91% 53,467 50.42% 1,779 1.68%
2004 46,624 49.99% 46,057 49.38% 583 0.63%
2000 36,766 47.62% 38,616 50.02% 1,822 2.36%
1996 23,877 36.12% 32,073 48.52% 10,152 15.36%
1992 20,637 28.08% 32,569 44.31% 20,295 27.61%
1988 29,279 51.16% 27,738 48.47% 215 0.38%
1984 34,525 63.29% 20,026 36.71% 0 0.00%
1980 28,546 52.01% 24,042 43.81% 2,294 4.18%
1976 18,261 41.58% 25,159 57.29% 495 1.13%
1972 21,947 61.42% 13,787 38.58% 0 0.00%
1968 11,708 37.70% 13,230 42.60% 6,115 19.69%
1964 7,887 29.43% 18,916 70.57% 0 0.00%
1960 12,910 43.09% 17,054 56.91% 0 0.00%
1956 10,712 43.58% 13,868 56.42% 0 0.00%
1952 9,607 42.82% 12,808 57.08% 22 0.10%
1948 6,085 37.02% 10,280 62.55% 70 0.43%
1944 6,758 45.83% 7,953 53.94% 34 0.23%
1940 7,517 43.92% 9,553 55.82% 45 0.26%
1936 5,575 37.23% 9,158 61.16% 241 1.61%
1932 4,559 35.50% 8,130 63.30% 155 1.21%
1928 6,285 54.47% 5,231 45.34% 22 0.19%
1924 4,870 48.88% 4,356 43.72% 737 7.40%
1920 5,730 54.08% 4,684 44.21% 181 1.71%
1916 3,310 51.01% 3,021 46.56% 158 2.43%
1912 2,127 40.84% 2,368 45.47% 713 13.69%
1908 3,050 52.00% 2,698 46.00% 117 1.99%
1904 2,909 52.09% 2,560 45.84% 116 2.08%
1900 2,775 49.20% 2,798 49.61% 67 1.19%
1896 2,876 50.46% 2,785 48.87% 38 0.67%
1892 2,207 44.70% 2,617 53.01% 113 2.29%
1888 2,228 47.31% 2,438 51.77% 43 0.91%


A predominantly suburban county, Jefferson County used to be fairly independent-leaning at the federal level with a tendency to tilt Democratic. Presidential elections in Jefferson County were often very close; George W. Bush just narrowly carried the county in 2004 by less than 600 votes and by just over a half of a percentage point. Al Gore and Barack Obama also just narrowly carried the county in 2000 and 2008, respectively. Bill Clinton, however, did manage to carry Jefferson County by double digits both times in 1992 and 1996. However, in 2012 the county began to swing hard to the right with Mitt Romney carrying it with 55% of the vote. In 2016 Donald Trump won the county with 65% of the vote, the largest margin of any candidate since Lyndon Johnson in 1964.

Typical of the suburban culture in most counties throughout the country, voters in Jefferson County tend to be rather centrist on social issues but more liberal on economic issues. In 2004, Missourians voted on a constitutional amendment to define marriage as the union between a man and a woman—it overwhelmingly passed Jefferson County with 72.56 percent of the vote. The initiative passed the state with 71 percent of support from voters as Missouri became the first state to ban same-sex marriage. In 2006, Missourians voted on a constitutional amendment to fund and legalize embryonic stem cell research in the state—it narrowly passed Jefferson County with 51.85 percent voting for the measure. The initiative narrowly passed the state with 51 percent of support from voters as Missouri became one of the first states in the nation to approve embryonic stem cell research. In 2006, Missourians voted on a proposition (Proposition B) to increase the minimum wage in the state to $6.50 an hour—it passed Jefferson County with 79.90 percent of the vote. The proposition strongly passed every single county in Missouri with 78.99 percent voting in favor as the minimum wage was increased to $6.50 an hour in the state. During the same election, voters in five other states also strongly approved increases in the minimum wage.

2008 Missouri presidential primary

Republican

U.S. Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) won Jefferson County with 33.54% of the vote. Former Governor Mitt Romney (R-Massachusetts finished in second with 30.45% of the vote, while former Governor Mike Huckabee (R-Arkansas) came in third with 30.19% in Jefferson County. Libertarian-leaning U.S. Representative Ron Paul (R-Texas) finished a distant fourth place with 3.94% of the vote in Jefferson County. McCain received all of Missouri's 58 delegates as the Republican Party utilizes the winner-takes-all system.

Democratic

U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton (D-New York) won Jefferson County over Senator Barack Obama (D-Illinois) with 61.32% of the vote, while Obama received 35.02% of the vote. Although he withdrew from the race, former U.S. Senator John Edwards (D-North Carolina) still received 2.74% of the vote in Jefferson County. Jefferson County gave Clinton one of her strongest showings in a predominantly suburban county in the entire country.

Clinton had a large initial lead in Missouri at the beginning of the evening as the rural precincts began to report, leading several news organizations to call the state for her; however, Obama rallied from behind as the heavily African American precincts from St. Louis began to report and eventually put him over the top. In the end, Obama received 49.32 percent of the vote to Clinton's 47.90% — a 1.42% difference. Both candidates split Missouri's 72 delegates, as the Democratic Party utilizes proportional representation.

Health

According to a 2012 census study by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Jefferson County led the Saint Louis metropolitan area in the number of adults who smoke, roughly 30% of all adult residents of Jefferson County smoked or used tobacco in some form, compared to the 19% national average and the 24% Missouri state average.[28][29] Jefferson County and the state of Missouri led the nation in methamphetamine production, peaking in the mid-2000s.[30]

Recreation

  • Big River Saddle Club
  • Brown's Ford
  • Cedar Hill
  • Fletcher House
  • High Ridge Civic Center
  • Rockford Beach
  • Jefferson Winter Park
  • Minnie Ha Ha Park
  • Morse Mill
  • Pleasant Valley
  • Sunridge
  • NW Jefferson County Sports Complex

Communities

Cities

Villages

Townships

Census-designated places

Other unincorporated communities

See also

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