Introduction to Maryland Heights, Missouri
Maryland Heights, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 5 miles SE of St. Charles, Missouri (center to center) and is 9 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri. The people of the city are in the Saint Louis metropolitan area.
Maryland Heights History
Maryland Heights is located in St. Louis County, which was founded in 1812 and was named in honor of Saint Louis, the King of France. The City of Maryland Heights was officially incorporated in 1985 and Mark M. Levin was appointed as the first City Administrator. It was named after the State of Maryland.
Maryland Heights and nearby Attractions
- Saint Louis Holocaust Museum
- Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
- Saint Louis Zoo
- Chatillon - Demenil Mansion
- Mississippi River State Fish & Wildlife Area
- Jefferson Barracks Historical Park
Things To Do In Maryland Heights
Maryland Heights is home to Creve Coeur County Park. Facilities for boating and fishing are offered by Creve Coeur Lake. One can visit the Mississippi River State Fish and Wildlife Area, Castlewood State Park, Horseshoe Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area, and Frank Holten State Recreation Area. It is also worth taking a look around the Ulysses S. Grant Farm, Jefferson Barracks Historical Park, and Scott Joplin House State Historic Site.
Maryland Heights Transportation
Lambert - St Louis International Airport is close by.
Maryland Heights Higher Education
Maryville University of Saint Louis, Saint Louis Community College - Meramec, and Washington University offer courses for higher studies.