A Circa Guide to FultonFulton is the largest city in and the county seat of Callaway County, Missouri, United States. It is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area. When the first history of Callaway County was compiled in 1884, the die had already been cast as far as the type of community Fulton was to be. The Missouri General Assembly had voted to establish an asylum for the insane in Fulton (February 26, 1847), the first mental health facility west of the Mississippi; the General Assembly agreed (February 28, 1851) to establish a school for the education of the deaf in Fulton; in 1842 the Presbyterian Church had opened a female seminary later known as Synodical College; in the fall of 1851 the Presbyterian Church established the all-male Fulton College, now known as Westminster College; and Fulton was the seat of county government. Winston Churchill made his famous "Sinews of Peace" (Iron Curtain) speech at Westminster in 1946.
|Total area||0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)|
|Population||6,904 (3,808 /km2)|
|Zip code(s)||Part of 63109|