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.

Lake St Louis Almanac

Nearest Medium City 8 miles W of St. Peters, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City29 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County St. Charles County
Metro AreaSaint Louis
Standard Zip Codes63367
Phone Area Codes636
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

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)

Distance8.7 miles
Jan Temp18 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 66 F
Jul Temp68 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 69 F
Annual Precip38.6 inches
Distance9.7 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp42 to 67 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp45 to 70 F
Annual Precip38.2 inches
Distance18.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 37 F
Apr Temp44 to 65 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 68 F
Annual Precip37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dardenne Prairie12,383$123,005
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