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Springfield, Missouri
City
The Hammons Tower as seen from Jordan Valley Park
The Hammons Tower as seen from Jordan Valley Park
Nickname(s): 
The "Queen City of the Ozarks"
"Birthplace of Route 66"
Location in the state of Missouri
Location in the state of Missouri
Springfield is located in Missouri
Springfield
Springfield
Location within Missouri
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Springfield is located in the United States
Springfield
Springfield
Location in the United States
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Coordinates: 37°12′55″N 93°17′54″W / 37.21528°N 93.29833°W / 37.21528; -93.29833Coordinates: 37°12′55″N 93°17′54″W / 37.21528°N 93.29833°W / 37.21528; -93.29833[1]
Country United States
State Missouri
Counties Greene, Christian
Founded 1835
Incorporated 1838
Government
 • Type Council-manager
 • Mayor Ken McClure
Area
[2]
 • City 82.31 sq mi (213.18 km2)
 • Land 81.72 sq mi (211.65 km2)
 • Water 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
 • Metro
3,021 sq mi (7,824 km2)
Elevation
[1]
1,299 ft (396 m)
Population
 (2010)[3]
 • City 159,498
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
168,122
 • Rank US: 152nd
 • Density 1,900/sq mi (750/km2)
 • Urban
273,724 (US: 138th)
 • Metro
462,369 (US: 115st)
Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
65800-65899
Area code(s) 417
FIPS code 29-70000
GNIS feature ID 0735864[1]
Website www.springfieldmo.gov