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Welcome to Chesterfield ...

The city of Chesterfield is located in Saint Louis County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chesterfield has a population of 47,538 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Chesterfield.

Chesterfield is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Chesterfield lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Chesterfield is within the (636) area code.

The ZIP codes for Chesterfield: 63005-63006, 63017<4>

Websites for Chesterfield ...

Official Website:   www.chesterfield.mo.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.chesterfieldmochamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chesterfield had an population of 47,538 people. This is an increase of 0.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chesterfield had a population of 47,484 people. This makes Chesterfield the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Chesterfield represents 0.79% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 47,484 people, the population of Chesterfield increased 1.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 46,802 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Chesterfield.

Adding Chesterfield to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Chesterfield in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Chesterfield elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Chesterfield on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Chesterfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Chesterfield - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, Idaho (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (3), Tennessee, Utah and Virginia (4).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Chesterfield.

Communities near Chesterfield ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Chesterfield.

  • O'Fallon [Saint Charles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for O'Fallon
    • O'Fallon [Saint Charles County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Chesterfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 88,673 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for O'Fallon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on O'Fallon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for O'Fallon<7>
  • Saint Charles [Saint Charles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Charles
    • Saint Charles [Saint Charles County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Chesterfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 71,028 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Charles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Charles<7>
  • Saint Peters [Saint Charles County]
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    • Saint Peters [Saint Charles County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Chesterfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 58,212 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Peters have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Peters
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Peters<7>
  • Florissant [Saint Louis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florissant
    • Florissant [Saint Louis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Chesterfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 50,952 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florissant have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florissant
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wentzville [Saint Charles County]
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      • Wentzville [Saint Charles County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Chesterfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 41,784 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wentzville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wentzville<7>
    • Wildwood [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wildwood
      • Wildwood [Saint Louis County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Chesterfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 35,432 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wildwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wildwood<7>
    • University City [Saint Louis City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University City
      • University City [Saint Louis City] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Chesterfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,165 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University City
    • Kirkwood [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirkwood
      • Kirkwood [Saint Louis County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Chesterfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 27,807 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirkwood
    • Maryland Heights [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maryland Heights
      • Maryland Heights [Saint Louis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Chesterfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,956 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maryland Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maryland Heights
    • Hazelwood [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazelwood
      • Hazelwood [Saint Louis County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Chesterfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,117 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazelwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazelwood<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Chesterfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chesterfield.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chesterfield. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Chesterfield.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chesterfield. See our Newspapers Page for Chesterfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chesterfield ...

Looking for more information about Chesterfield? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Chesterfield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Chesterfield.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Missouri

About Saint Louis County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chesterfield: www.chesterfield.mo.us/

The official website for Saint Louis County: www.co.st-louis.mo.us/

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Saint Louis, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chesterfield.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chesterfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Chesterfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chesterfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Chesterfield includes: 63005 & 63006.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chesterfield) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chesterfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chesterfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chesterfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6651, Longitude: -90.5734    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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