St. Charles County Real Estate
Residents of and visitors to St. Charles County will find a vibrant blend of the past and the new, and plenty of things to do. Learn the history of America’s westward expansion and visit Missouri’s first State Capitol, relax and soak up the sun in St. Charles County wine country, spend the day biking the Katy Trail along the Missouri River or enjoy some water sports in the Alton Pool—there’s sure to be something for everyone.
The St. Charles County Parks and Recreation Department offers unique parks, diverse facilities and a broad range of programs and special events for all ages to enjoy, in addition to features that enhance the region’s historical and natural environmental heritage. A number of amenities are available for use by groups, families, and individuals at each of the St. Charles County parks. Included in this are picnic shelters, camping facilities, and indoor lodges that can host weddings, family functions, and business conferences.
St. Charles County is in the central eastern part of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2020 census, the population was 405,262, making it Missouri’s third-most populous county. Its county seat is St. Charles. The county was organized October 1, 1812, and named for Saint Charles Borromeo, an Italian cardinal.
St. Charles County includes an area of vineyards and wineries whose distinction has been nationally recognized. On its rural outer edge along the south-facing bluffs above the Missouri River is an area of numerous wineries, so that Missouri Route 94 is sometimes called the Missouri Weinstrasse. The area includes the Augusta AVA, designated in 1980 as the first American Viticultural Area by the federal government.
School Districts in St Charles County:
Fort Zumwalt School District
Francis Howell School District
Orchard Farm School District
St. Charles School District
Washington School District
Wentzville School District