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Welcome to Saint Charles ...

The city of Saint Charles is located in Saint Charles County<1> and is the County Seat for Saint Charles County.

A typical abbreviation for Saint Charles: St. Charles

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Saint Charles has a population of 71,028 people<2> (see below for details).

Saint Charles was established in 1765.

The community of Saint Charles is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Saint Charles is located in the (636) area code.

The ZIP codes for Saint Charles: 63301-63304<4>

Websites for Saint Charles ...

Official Website:   www.stcharlescity.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.stcharleschamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saint Charles had an population of 71,028 people. This is an increase of 7.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Charles had a population of 65,794 people (which is 18.25% of the total population of Saint Charles County). This makes Saint Charles the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Saint Charles represents 1.1% of the population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 65,794 people, the population of Saint Charles increased 9.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 60,321 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Charles.

Adding Saint Charles 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 Saint Charles 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 Saint Charles elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Saint Charles on a .

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

Communities Also Named Saint Charles ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Saint Charles - they are located in Arkansas (2), Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Quebec (3), South Carolina (2), South Dakota and Virginia.

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

Communities near Saint Charles ...

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

  • O'Fallon [Saint Charles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for O'Fallon
    • O'Fallon [Saint Charles County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Saint Charles
    • 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>
  • Florissant [Saint Louis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florissant
    • Florissant [Saint Louis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Saint Charles
    • 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
  • Chesterfield [Saint Louis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesterfield
    • Chesterfield [Saint Louis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Saint Charles
    • Estimated population in 2019: 47,538 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesterfield<7>
  • Wentzville [Saint Charles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wentzville
    • Wentzville [Saint Charles County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Saint Charles
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,784 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wentzville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wentzville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wildwood [Saint Louis County]
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      • Wildwood [Saint Louis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Saint Charles
      • 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 southeast of Saint Charles
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,165 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University City
    • Ballwin [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ballwin
      • Ballwin [Saint Louis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Saint Charles
      • Estimated population in 2019: 30,082 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ballwin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ballwin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ballwin<7>
    • Kirkwood [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirkwood
      • Kirkwood [Saint Louis County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Saint Charles
      • Estimated population in 2019: 27,807 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirkwood
    • Hazelwood [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazelwood
      • Hazelwood [Saint Louis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Saint Charles
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,117 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazelwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazelwood<7>
    • Webster Groves [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webster Groves
      • Webster Groves [Saint Louis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Saint Charles
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,819 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webster Groves have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webster Groves

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Saint Charles. Our list includes 37 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Saint Charles.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Charles ...

Looking for more information about Saint Charles? 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 Saint Charles, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Saint Charles.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Missouri

About Saint Charles County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saint Charles: www.stcharlescity.com/

The official website for Saint Charles County: www.saintcharlescounty.org/

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 Charles, 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 Saint Charles.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Charles - 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 Saint Charles). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Saint Charles or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Saint Charles includes: 63301, 63302, 63303 & 63304.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Saint Charles) 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 Saint Charles. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Charles

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Charles. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7866, Longitude: -90.5329    
<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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