Introduction to Brentwood, Missouri
Brentwood, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 3 miles W of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is located in the Saint Louis metropolitan area.
Brentwood was originally settled in by Louis J. Bompart in 1804. The residents planned the incorporation of Brentwood to avoid annexation by the nearby City of Maplewood. Fossils of hairy elephant-like creatures called Mastodons that were extinct around 9000 B.C., have been found in the St. Louis county region.
Brentwood and nearby Attractions
- Brentwood Plaza
- Brentwood Park
- City Museum
- Scott Joplin House State Historic Site
Things To Do In Brentwood
The City Museum offers valuable information about the region's history and culture. The Scott Joplin House State Historic Site is another notable historical attraction near Brentwood. In addition, there are several parks in the city that offer a host of recreational facilities including the Oak Tree Park, Brentwood Park, and Memorial Park. The Brentwood Plaza is the ideal destination for visitors who wish to take back souvenirs for their loved ones.
Lambert-St Louis International Airport is a few miles away from Brentwood.
Brentwood Higher Education
Nearby institutes offering higher educational facilities include the Webster University, Washington University, Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park, and Saint Louis Community College-Meramec.