Welcome to St. Charles County

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Welcome to St. Charles County

On behalf of the Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce, welcome to our community.

For more than 35 years, St. Charles County has been one of the fastest growing counties in Missouri. With a population approaching 400,000 residents, St. Charles county has grown into the third largest county in Missouri. We offer a well-educated workforce, boast the highest median household income in the state, are consistently ranked the healthiest county in Missouri, and for years have had an unemployment rate below both the state and national averages.

Through the efforts of local business and community leaders, St. Charles County has become a vibrant community where people enjoy living, working, and playing. We have a diverse economy with numerous employment opportunities, abundant recreational amenities, great health care, top-notch school districts, national and locally owned shopping and dining options, new and expanding businesses, and a growing start-up community.

Thank you for your interest in St. Charles County. Whether you are here for a visit or here for life, we hope you find our community to be the inviting and energetic place we’ve worked so hard to create.

Milestone Birthdays/Anniversaries
1818 to 2018 – 200 Years

Academy of the Sacred Heart founded
1769 to 2019 – 250 Years
Aug. 29, 1769 – Birth date of Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne
1769 to 2019 – 250 Years

City of St. Charles founded
1809 to 2019 – 210 Years

City of St. Charles incorporated
1910 to 2020 – 110 Years

City of St. Peters Incorporated
1939 to 2019 – 80 Years