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Welcome to Jennings ...

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

The location of Jennings has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jennings has a population of 14,593 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Jennings is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jennings had an population of 14,593 people. This is a decrease of 0.81% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jennings had a population of 14,712 people. This makes Jennings the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Jennings represents 0.25% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 48th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,712 people, the population of Jennings decreased 4.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 15,469 people).

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

Communities Also Named Jennings ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Jennings - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Jennings ...

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

  • Saint Louis [Saint Louis City]
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    • Saint Louis [Saint Louis City] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Jennings
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 297,645 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Louis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Louis<6>
  • Saint Charles [Saint Charles County]
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    • Saint Charles [Saint Charles County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Jennings
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,761 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Charles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Charles<6>
  • Saint Peters [Saint Charles County]
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    • Saint Peters [Saint Charles County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Jennings
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,043 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Peters have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Peters
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Peters<6>
  • Chesterfield [Saint Louis County]
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    • Chesterfield [Saint Louis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Jennings
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,570 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesterfield<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ballwin [Saint Louis County]
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      • Ballwin [Saint Louis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Jennings
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,094 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ballwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ballwin<6>
    • Granite City [Madison County]
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      • Granite City [Madison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Jennings
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,959 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granite City<6>
    • Kirkwood [Saint Louis County]
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      • Kirkwood [Saint Louis County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Jennings
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,866 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirkwood
    • Maryland Heights [Saint Louis County]
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      • Maryland Heights [Saint Louis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Jennings
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,895 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maryland Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maryland Heights
    • Alton [Madison County]
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      • Alton [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Jennings
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,049 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alton<6>
    • East Saint Louis [Saint Clair County]
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      • East Saint Louis [Saint Clair County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Jennings
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,776 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Saint Louis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Saint Louis<6>

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 Jennings. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jennings.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jennings. 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 Jennings.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jennings ...

Looking for more information about Jennings? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Jennings, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Jennings.

Adding Jennings to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Jennings was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Mentions & References for Jennings

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jennings. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jennings.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jennings - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jennings) 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 Jennings. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JenningsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jennings. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7230, Longitude: -90.2642       In this case, the coordinates for Jennings have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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