Did you know…

According MONEY, 2017 St. Charles County is home to 2 Top 50 #BestPlacesToLive for 2017.  Congratulations to the City of St. Peters and the City of O’Fallon!

In other news:

  • At more than $7.5 billion in annual total assessed valuation and accounting for 6.2% of Missouri’s total economy, St. Charles County is ranked third in the state after St. Louis County and Jackson County.

 

  • St. Charles County has two entrepreneurial incubator facilities.  EDC Business and Community Partners provides use for mixed businesses and the OPO provides space for tech companies.

 

  • With 8 data centers located along the Highway I-64 “High Tech” corridor, St. Charles County has one of the largest concentrations of IT facilities in metro St. Louis.

 

  • Since 1993, St. Charles County’s population has grown by 70% and in 2016 was #1 in Missouri in population growth.

 

  • St. Charles County is the starting point for the 225-mile Katy Trail State Park and is the most popular section of the system.

 

  • St. Charles County has two interstates, 1-64 and I-70, with ease of access to I-44, I-55, I-270 and the Avenue of the Saints.

 

  • St. Charles County covers 561-square-miles of diverse terrain that includes riverbanks, bluffs, forests and planned development.

 

  • St. Charles County is located at the confluence of the “Mighty” Mississippi River and the “Big Muddy” Missouri River, the fourth largest river system in the world.

 

  • Within 35 minute drive time, those in St. Charles County can enjoy the amenities of downtown St. Louis including professional sports, a world class zoo, theater and museums.

 

  • St. Charles County is home to the Weinstrasse or Missouri Wine Road which boasts the highest concentration of wineries in the state and was the first American Viticultural Area (AVA) designated by the federal government in 1980.
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