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U.S. State Capitals Furthest from the State Border

Name the U.S. state capitals which are the furthest from the border of the state.
This could be the border with another state, another country, or the sea
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Last updated: October 18, 2019
First submittedSeptember 29, 2019
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Miles
Capital City
Km
125
Austin
201
116
Phoenix
187
109
Helena
176
99
Oklahoma City
159
95
Pierre
153
91
Little Rock
147
90
Santa Fe
145
86
Denver
139
85
Jefferson City
137
82
Columbus
132
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level 80
Oct 18, 2019
You have New Mexico listed as a capital instead of the city. :-)
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level 72
Oct 29, 2019
The reverse quiz is here.
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level 80
Oct 18, 2019
Please check if Jefferson City, Mo. is more than 82 miles from the border (which you have as the distance for Columbus).
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level 77
Oct 18, 2019
Google Earth seems to indicate that Jefferson City is 85 miles from the border (Mississippi River).
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level ∞
Oct 18, 2019
Yes, it looks like this is the case. Added Jefferson City and removed Montgomery.
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level 77
Oct 19, 2019
I was having a really hard time with this before I figured out that you were looking for city names and not states.
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level 68
Oct 29, 2019
Me too. I'm an idiot.
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level 57
Oct 20, 2019
I forgot that Little Rock is right in the middle of Arkansas. Pierre is such a small city woah
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level 53
Oct 31, 2019
That did not go well.