Biggest Cities Closer to Their Own State's Capital than Any Other

Name the most populous cities in the US that are closer to the capital of their own state than that of any other state.
Includes cities that are their state's capital.
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Population
Distance (mi)
Cities
2,303,482
144
Houston
1,615,017
0
Phoenix
1,492,510
72
San Antonio
1,317,929
182
Dallas
1,025,350
85
San Jose
947,890
0
Austin
880,619
159
Jacksonville
870,887
78
San Francisco
860,090
0
Columbus
885,164
0
Indianapolis
704,352
47
Seattle
693,060
0
Denver
673,184
0
Boston
Population
Distance (mi)
Cities
672,795
79
Detroit
660,388
0
Nashville
639,863
42
Portland
638,367
0
Oklahoma City
616,261
48
Louisville
614,664
20
Baltimore
595,047
77
Milwaukee
559,277
59
Albuquerque
530,706
105
Tucson
522,053
160
Fresno
495,243
0
Sacramento
484,587
14
Mesa
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Level 37
May 5, 2018
What about Atlanta with 519,145 inhabitants?
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Level 64
May 5, 2018
According to Wikipedia it only has 472,522 people.
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Level 69
May 5, 2018
I think Dallas may be closer to Oklahoma City.
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Level 64
May 5, 2018
I double-checked and Austin wins by about 5 miles. Forth Worth, however, is closer to OKC.