209 apartments for rent in Jefferson City, MO
Lewis and Clark blazed their trail through here, and Daniel Morgan Boone, son of frontiersman Daniel Boone, laid out the city. Rooted in history, Jefferson City is the Capitol of Missouri and a thriving Midwest destination.
Historic sites abound in Jefferson City, including the Missouri State Penitentiary, opened in 1836 and decommissioned in 2004. It is the oldest continually-operating penitentiary west of the Mississippi.
Jefferson Landing State Historic Site is the area located at the base of Jefferson Street. It is the first area settled in Jefferson City and the original river landing. The structures along here date back to 1839, and it is the oldest riverfront landing on the Missouri River.
While downtown, stop by the Capitol Building, completed in 1918, then visit the Lewis and Clark Trailhead Plaza with its monument commemorating Lewis and Clark’s 1804 encampment in the area.
With so much happening in Jefferson City, renting apartments here puts new residents in the heart of Midwestern history.