West St. Louis County MO Real Estate, Area and Community Information

About West St. Louis County


West St. Louis County is able to provide its residents with an ideal lifestyle. The fantastic quality of life West St. Louis residents experience is formed in the region known for its perfect balance between scenic rural scapes and easy access to nearby thriving metropolitan attractions and activities.

The communities that form the region of West St. Louis County share a strong interest in promoting and fostering family-centered programs and maintaining a quality education for residents of all ages. Additionally, the region is known for its safe neighborhoods and friendly communities that cradle a broad array of housing choices. The county offers residents of all lifestyles and budgets everything from modestly priced condos to expansive country estates.

West St. Louis County includes the communities of eight cities, including Ballwin, Clarkson Valley, Ellisville, Manchester, Twin Oaks, Valley Park, Wildwood, Winchester, and portions of unincorporated St. Louis County.

Life In West St. Louis County


The residents of West St. Louis County enjoy a multitude of recreational and cultural activities within the region and throughout the larger metropolitan area. The communities of West St. Louis enjoy an eclectic array of community celebrations, historic walking tours, nationally acclaimed performing art groups, four professional sports teams, and much more.

The Communities Of West St. Louis County


City of Ballwin
The city of Ballwin was first established in 1837. Since that time the city has grown from a small village to a fantastic city of nearly 32,000 residents. The City of Ballwin is primarily a residential community with a top-notch school system.

City of Clarkson Valley
The city of Clarkson Valley was first incorporated as a village in 1950. The community later became a city in 1988. The city is small and is home to approximately 3,000 residents. Clarkson Valley is a scenic community that features a rustic backdrop of wildlife laden wooden areas and picturesque fields. Within the city, residents enjoy the Forest Hills Country Club. The club features a private golf course and clubhouse and is nestled within an exclusive residential subdivision.

City of Ellisville
Incorporated in 1932, the community of Ellisville remained as a village until 1957. Scine that time, the city of Ellisville has been recognized by the National Arbor Day Foundation as one of the “Tree City USA” cities for 22 consecutive years. Today, Ellisville is home to more than 228 acres of parkland.

City of Manchester
The city of Manchester is known for its charming small-town atmosphere. The small city is home to a prosperous business community, an impressive historic community, over 55 acres of parkland, and a broad range of unique shopping experiences.

Village of Twin Oaks
The small village of only 0.27 square miles was incorporated in 1938. From the time of its initial incorporation to present day the community has grown from a rural area into the a unique small-town community. Today, the village is home to the Big Bend Square Shopping Center and other commercial areas.

City of Valley Park
The city of Valley park is a growing residential community with a strong foothold in industrial operations. The community of nearly three square miles is home to a number of exciting festivals and events throughout the year.

City of Wildwood
The city of Wildwood is one of the county's fastest growing communities. Incorporated in 1995, the city is made up of 67 square miles and is the third largest city in Missouri. The city of Wildwood is a modern master planned community that identifies as a pedestrian friendly residential community that fosters and maintains the natural open spaces and scenic landscapes of the region. The city's centers around the 770 acre area known as the Town Center.

City of Winchester
The city of Winchester was incorporated as a city in 1957. Today, the city of Winchester is a growing community located between the larger cities of Ballwin and Manchester.

Relocating to West St. Louis County?

Home buyers considering a move to one of the many lovely communities in West St. Louis County will benefit from the expertise of a local real estate professional. Janice Freeman is a local area real estate professional who has helped countless home buyers in the West St. Louis County area. For more information about homes for sale in West St. Louis County, contact Janice Freeman today.


Janice Freeman
Janice Freeman
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