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 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.