Introduction to Glendale, Missouri
Glendale, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 5 miles SW of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is in the Saint Louis area.
Glendale was named for a small station on the Missouri Pacific Railroad. During the Civil War, the city was sparsely populated. It was originally incorporated in 1912 as a village. In 1916, Glendale was reincorporated as a city. The city is located in St. Louis County, which was established in 1812 and was named after the King of France, Saint Louis.
Glendale and nearby Attractions
- American National Fish and Wildlife Museum
- Saint Louis Art Museum
- Kansas City Zoo
- Onondaga Cave
- St Louis Zoo
- City Museum
Things To Do In Glendale
Glendale offers easy access to Saint Louis Science Center, Magic House, Saint Louis Children's Museum, Museum of Transportation, Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, and Saint Louis Art Museum. The Missouri Botanical Garden and Saint Louis Zoo are few miles away. One can also plan a trip to the Scott Joplin House State Historic Site, Chatillon - Demenil Mansion, and Jefferson Barracks Historical Park. The Horseshoe Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area and the Frank Holten State Recreation Area provide amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities.
Lambert - St Louis International Airport is a short distance away.
Glendale Higher Education
Webster University, Washington University, Saint Louis Community College - Meramec are nearby.