Welcome to the Kirkwood-Des Peres Area. Founded in 1853, our cities boast a vibrant small town atmosphere along with strong community involvement. Although our history is rich with a transportation theme from railroads to Route 66, the residents and business community enjoy diverse shopping and dining opportunities, which is available to all who visit.
Located in southwestern St. Louis County, the area has high property values, quality public and private schools, safe neighborhoods and exceptional City services. The area is rich in park land and trails, and has opportunity for every type of sports enthusiast. From tree lined streets, to The Farmer's Market, the award winning Magic House Children’s Museum, Transportation Museum and shopping, including malls and unique shops, the Kirkwood-Des Peres Area is the perfect place to live, work and play.