Introduction to Maplewood, Missouri
Maplewood, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 2 miles SW of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is part of the Saint Louis metropolitan statistical area (MSA).
Maplewood was established in the early 20th century. It was permanently settled in 1848, when James Sutton built a log cabin in this area. The city adopted its present name in the 1890s. The city was incorporated in May 1908. Maplewood was originally established as a bedroom community. The city is located in St. Louis County, which was founded in 1812.
Maplewood and nearby Attractions
- St Louis Zoo
- Missouri Botanical Garden
- Shaw Park Aquatic Center
- City Museum
- Saint Louis Holocaust Museum
- Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site
Things To Do In Maplewood
While in Maplewood, one can visit the Deer Creek Park, Wydown Park, Maplewood Elementary Playground, Concordia Park, and Francis Park. The Shaw Park Aquatic Center and St Louis Zoo are also nearby. One can plan a trip to the Missouri Botanical Garden and Saint Louis Holocaust Museum. Maplewood also provides easy access to Magic House, Saint Louis Children's Museum, Soldiers' Memorial Military Museum, Saint Louis Art Museum, and Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site.
Lambert - St Louis International Airport is nearby.
Maplewood Higher Education
Webster University, Saint Louis Community College - Forest Park, and Washington University are some of the nearest universities and colleges.