Ferguson, Missouri

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Ferguson, Missouri
Skyline of Ferguson, Missouri
Flag of Ferguson, Missouri
Flag
Official seal of Ferguson, Missouri
Seal
Motto(s): 
Proud Past. Promising Future.
Location within County (left) and State (right)
Location within County (left) and State (right)
Coordinates: 38°44′39″N 90°18′19″W / 38.74417°N 90.30528°W / 38.74417; -90.30528Coordinates: 38°44′39″N 90°18′19″W / 38.74417°N 90.30528°W / 38.74417; -90.30528[1]
Country United States
State Missouri
CountySt. Louis
Incorporated1894
Government
 • MayorJames Knowles III
 • City ManagerJohn Shaw
Area
 • Total6.20 sq mi (16.06 km2)
 • Land6.19 sq mi (16.03 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation502 ft (153 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total21,203
 • Estimate 
(2012)[2]
21,135
 • Density3,400/sq mi (1,300/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
63135
Area code314
FIPS code29-23986 [1]
GNIS feature ID0756046 [1]
Websitefergusoncity.com

Ferguson is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States.[1] The population was 21,203 at the 2010 census.[3] It is a suburb of St. Louis.

In 2014, there were riots and protests after an African American, Michael Brown, was shot dead by a policeman.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Ferguson, Missouri; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 24, 1980.
  2. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-30.
  3. "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Ferguson city, Missouri". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved October 21, 2011.

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