Meta is a city in Osage County, Missouri, United States. The population was 249 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Jefferson City, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area and is also the world headquarters of Diamond Pet Foods.
Meta is located at 38°18′45″N 92°10′5″W / 38.3125°N 92.16806°W / 38.3125; -92.16806 (38.312471, -92.167999).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²), all of it land.