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Kirkwood, Missouri

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The location of Kirkwood

Welcome to Kirkwood ...

The city of Kirkwood is located in Saint Louis County.

The location of Kirkwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Kirkwood has a population of 27,653 people<2> (see below for details).

Kirkwood is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Kirkwood: (314)

The ZIP code for Kirkwood: 63122<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kirkwood had a population of 27,540 people. This makes Kirkwood the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Kirkwood represents 0.46% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 23rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 27,540 people, the population of Kirkwood has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 27,324 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Kirkwood had an population of 27,653 people. This is an increase of 0.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.2% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Kirkwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Kirkwood and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Granite City (IL)   [Map]   28,746   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ballwin   [Map]   30,181   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chesterfield   [Map]   47,588   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Florissant   [Map]   51,443   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Maryland Heights   [Map]   26,996   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Saint Charles   [Map]   70,329   N   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Kirkwood.

Communities Also Named Kirkwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 35 communities that are also named Kirkwood - they are located in California (3), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Mississippi, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kirkwood. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kirkwood. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kirkwood. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Kirkwood:

Websites for Kirkwood ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kirkwood ...

Looking for more information about Kirkwood? 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.

Looking for more information about Kirkwood? 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 Kirkwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Kirkwood.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Missouri

About Saint Louis County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kirkwood:

The official website for Saint Louis County:

The official website for State of Missouri:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kirkwood.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kirkwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Kirkwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kirkwood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kirkwood) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kirkwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5788, Longitude: -90.4202     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kirkwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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