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Welcome to Wildwood ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wildwood has a population of 35,432 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Wildwood is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Wildwood ...

Official Website: www.cityofwildwood.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wildwood had an population of 35,432 people. This is a decrease of 0.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wildwood had a population of 35,517 people. This makes Wildwood the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Wildwood represents 0.59% of the total population of Missouri (which has 5,988,927 people), making it the state's 17th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 35,517 people, the population of Wildwood increased 8.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 32,884 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wildwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Missouri communities named Wildwood: This one is located in Saint Louis County and the other is located in Harrison County.

Beyond Missouri, there are 87 communities that are also named Wildwood - they are located in Alabama (2), Alberta, Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California (5), Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (5), Illinois (3), Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (4), Maine, Maryland (2), Michigan (7), Minnesota, Mississippi (5), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (5), Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee (4), Texas (2), Utah (4), Virginia (6), Washington (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Wildwood ...

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

  • O'Fallon [Saint Charles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for O'Fallon
    • O'Fallon [Saint Charles County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Wildwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 88,673 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for O'Fallon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on O'Fallon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for O'Fallon<6>
  • Saint Charles [Saint Charles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Charles
    • Saint Charles [Saint Charles County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Wildwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 71,028 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Charles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Charles<6>
  • Saint Peters [Saint Charles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Peters
    • Saint Peters [Saint Charles County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Wildwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 58,212 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesterfield
    • Chesterfield [Saint Louis County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Wildwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 47,538 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesterfield<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wentzville [Saint Charles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wentzville
      • Wentzville [Saint Charles County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Wildwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 41,784 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wentzville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wentzville<6>
    • University City [Saint Louis City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University City
      • University City [Saint Louis City] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Wildwood
      • 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Wildwood
      • 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<6>
    • Kirkwood [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirkwood
      • Kirkwood [Saint Louis County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Wildwood
      • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Wildwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,956 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
    • Webster Groves [Saint Louis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webster Groves
      • Webster Groves [Saint Louis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Wildwood
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wildwood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Missouri

About Saint Louis County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wildwood: www.cityofwildwood.com/

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 Wildwood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wildwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Wildwood) 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 Wildwood. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wildwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wildwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5798, Longitude: -90.6697       In this case, the coordinates for Wildwood 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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