Mid County Real Estate & Community Information

Mid County Real Estate & Community Information

Mid County is located just west of St. Louis and is made up of the central and eastern part of St. Louis County.  It includes the communities of Brentwood, Clayton, Des Peres, Kirkwood, Maplewood, Richmond Heights, and Webster Groves.

Brentwood

With a population of around 7600 residents, Brentwood enjoys a low crime rate and a close sense of community. Brentwood is located by Highway 170 which gives residents easy access to Clayton and downtown St. Louis.

Brentwood has a number of great shopping and dining venues, including The Galleria along with a host of restaurants, such as California Pizza Kitchen, The Cheesecake Factory, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, and more.

Residents of Brentwood have access to 8 parks that are managed by the communities of Maplewood and Richmond Heights. Students living in Brentwood attend both private and public schools cared for by the Brentwood School District.

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Clayton

The community of Clayton is home to over 12,500 friendly residents who enjoy the thriving downtown and beautiful neighborhoods.

There are plenty of great places to shop and dine in Clayton, with boutiques, fine jewelers, galleries, and fine restaurants.  Clayton Row offers antique stores, interior design, and furniture stores. Dining options abound with choices such as Oceano Bistro, Barcelona Tapas, and Cantina Laredo, among others.

There are 10 city parks in Clayton to enjoy that offer a nice variety of amenities, along with being close to all that St. Louis has to offer.  Students in Clayton attend schools in the award-winning School District of Clayton.

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Des Peres

Just 20 minutes west of St. Louis, Des Peres is home to over 8300 residents who thrive in the tranquil community.

Shoppers in Des Peres frequent the West County Center, home to stores such as Nordstrom, Apple, Barnes & Noble, and Macy’s. There’s also plenty of great places to dine, such as The Daily Bread, Saffron, Down Under Restaurant & Pub, and Village Bar and Restaurant.

The six parks in Des Peres offer residents a wide variety of leisure options. The schools in the community are managed by Kirkwood School District and Parkway School District.

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Maplewood

Originally built as a bedroom community at the beginning of the 20th century, Maplewood is home to around 8000 residents.

Maplewood is a unique community that has become known as a Maker’s District, with over 25  businesses producing and selling their own products on-site. Surrounding these shops are a great variety of restaurants, many of which are part of the Green Dining District. You’ll also find the oldest bowling alley west of the Mississippi, Saratoga Lanes.

The Maplewood Richmond Heights High School is part of the oldest school district in the county, dating back to 1840.

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Richmond Heights

The community of Richmond Heights is one that is filled with beautiful homes inspired by the Arts and Crafts period.

Shoppers and diners living in Richmond Heights are surrounded by a great variety of venues.  The St. Louis Galleria includes stores such as Apple and Brookstone along with great restaurants such as the Cheesecake Factory and the California Pizza Kitchen.

Residents also enjoy some of the best recreation options in the area, as managed by The Richmond Heights Parks and Recreation Cooperative, which manages 2 parks, along with programs and services. Students in Richmond Heights attend schools in the Maplewood Richmond Heights School District.

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Webster Groves

The affluent community of Webster Groves is a city of over 23,000 residents.  It was ranked #9 by Family Circle in their "10 Best Cities for Families in America" list.

Webster Groves is a community rich in history with a number of historic landmarks and districts.  Some of those historic landmarks include Nerinx Hall High School, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Webster Groves High School, along with the districts of Central Webster Historic District, Webster Park Residential Historic District, among others.

Students in the city attend the 10 schools managed by the Webster Groves School District.

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