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The city benefited from being a stagecoach stop of the Santa Fe and Oregon trails, and later from the Missouri–Kansas–Texas Railroad. In 1830, the first newspaper began; in 1832, the first theater in the state was opened; and in 1835, the state's first agricultural fair was held.By 1839, the population of 13,000 and wealth of Boone County was exceeded in Missouri only by that of St.The latter arrived by the Boone's Lick Road and hailed from the culture of the Upland South, especially Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee.

In 1820 Boone County was formed and named after the recently deceased explorer Daniel Boone.Columbia's permanence was ensured when it was chosen as county seat in 1821 and the Boone's Lick Road was rerouted down Broadway.The roots of Columbia's three economic foundations—education, medicine, and insurance— can be traced to the city's incorporation in 1821.Columbia's origins begin with the settlement of American pioneers from Kentucky and Virginia in an early 1800s region known as the Boonslick.Before 1815 settlement in the region was confined to small log forts because of the threat of Native American attack during the War of 1812.

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