Introduction to Lake St. Louis, Missouri

Lake St. Louis, Missouri, in St. Charles county, is located 8 miles W of St. Peters, Missouri (center to center) and is 29 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri. The people of the city are in the Saint Louis metropolitan area. Lake St. Louis has a population of 10,169.

Lake St. Louis History

Lake St. Louis was established as a private resort community, which was originally planned by Ellis Ellerman and Ira Nathan in January 1961. The location of the city was decided by R. T. Crow, one of the investors of "Lake Saint Louis" project. The city was established in April 1967 and the first residents of the city were the Neal family. They moved to the city in January, 1968. In 1975, it was incorporated as the Harbor Town. Later in 1977, it was reincorporated as the City of Lake Saint Louis. Howard Haddock was the first mayor of Lake St. Louis.

Lake St. Louis and nearby Attractions

  • Lake Saint Louis
  • Museum of Transportation
  • Mississippi River State Fish & Wildlife Area
  • Jefferson Barracks Historical Park
  • Castlewood State Park
  • Ulysses S. Grant Farm

Things To Do In Lake St. Louis

Lake St. Louis offers easy access to Babler State Park, Pere Marquette State Park, Cuivre River State Park, Mississippi River State Fish & Wildlife Area, and Castlewood State Park. Facilities for boating and swimming are offered by the Lake Saint Louis. One can even plan a trip to the Museum of Transportation. The Jefferson Barracks Historical Park and Ulysses S. Grant Farm are also worth visiting.

Lake St. Louis Transportation

Lambert - St Louis International Airport is the nearest major air transportation facility.

Lake St. Louis Higher Education

St Charles County Community College, Maryville University of Saint Louis, and Lindenwood University are the centers of higher education.


Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population


% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher
Median Earnings25+
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification
Median Earnings With High School Degree


Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation


People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lake St Louis Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles W of St. Peters, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Charles
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 63367
Phone Area Codes 636
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.797
Longitude -90.785

Lake St Louis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dardenne Prairie 12,383 $123,005
Josephville 399 $88,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lake St Louis Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
(636) 625-5200
Emergency Service: Yes

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