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Springfield, Missouri

Springfield Missouri
Full nameCity of Springfield
Official nameCity of Springfield
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
CountiesGreene, Christian
MayorJim O'Neal
Total Area73.8 sq mi (191.1 km2)
Land Area73.2 sq mi (189.6 km2)
Water Area0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
Metro Area3021 sq mi (7824.4 km2)
Elevation1299 ft (395.9 m)
Total Population159498 (2010)
Density (pop.)817/km2 (2116.61/sq mi)
Urban (pop.)215004
Metro (pop.)436712
Other information
Time zoneCST (UTC-6)
- Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes65800-65899
Area code417
FIPS code29-70000 
GNIS feature ID0735864 

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Springfield is the third largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is the county seat of Greene County. According to the 2010 census data, the population was 159,498, an increase of 5.2% since the 2000 census. The Springfield Metropolitan Area, population 436,712, includes the counties of Christian, Dallas, Greene, Polk and Webster. Springfield's nickname is The Queen City of the Ozarks. It is also known as The Cultural Center of the Ozarks, The Gateway to the Ozarks, and The Birthplace of Route 66.

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