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Crystal City, Missouri

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Crystal City is a city in Jefferson County, Missouri. It is on the Mississippi River. The 2020 United States Census showed about 4,700 people living in the city.[1]

Crystal City and nearby Festus are called the "Twin Cities of Missouri".

The original name for Crystal City was New Detroit. In the 1860s, PPG Industries, then known as the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company, opened a glass manufacturing plant. The city was renamed after the business.

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  1. "Population of Crystal City, Missouri". Suburban Stats. Retrieved July 20, 2021.