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Welcome to Wickes ...

Wickes is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

Wickes is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Wickes is located in the (636) area code.

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

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

Communities Also Named Wickes ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Wickes - they are located in Arkansas and Montana.

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

Communities near Wickes ...

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

  • Saint Louis [Saint Louis City]
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    • Saint Louis [Saint Louis City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Wickes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 300,576 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Louis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Louis<5>
  • University City [Saint Louis City]
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    • University City [Saint Louis City] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Wickes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,165 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on University City
  • Ballwin [Saint Louis County]
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    • Ballwin [Saint Louis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Wickes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,082 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ballwin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ballwin<5>
  • Kirkwood [Saint Louis County]
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    • Kirkwood [Saint Louis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Wickes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,807 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirkwood
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • East Saint Louis [Saint Clair County]
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      • East Saint Louis [Saint Clair County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Wickes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,047 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Saint Louis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Saint Louis<5>
    • Webster Groves [Saint Louis County]
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      • Webster Groves [Saint Louis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Wickes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,819 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webster Groves have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webster Groves
    • Creve Coeur [Saint Louis County]
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      • Creve Coeur [Saint Louis County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Wickes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,622 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creve Coeur have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creve Coeur
    • Manchester [Saint Louis County]
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      • Manchester [Saint Louis County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Wickes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,073 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<5>
    • Clayton [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton
      • Clayton [Saint Louis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Wickes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,747 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
    • Cahokia [Saint Clair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cahokia
      • Cahokia [Saint Clair County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Wickes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,880 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cahokia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cahokia<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wickes ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Missouri

About Jefferson County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcomo.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 Jefferson, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wickes - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Wickes) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wickes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3931, Longitude: -90.3537       In this case, the coordinates for Wickes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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