Welcome to Kirkwood/Webster Groves
Quaint, family-oriented locale with ample to do and see
About 15 miles west of St. Louis are the cities of Kirkwood and Webster Groves. Picturesque and suburban, neighborhoods here have thriving populations. Currently, 27,708 people live in Kirkwood, while 22,951 individuals reside in Webster Groves. Those who commute to and from St. Louis enjoy a one-way drive time of under 30 minutes. Locals are surrounded by amazing amenities — including highly-rated schools and a beautiful downtown area (with plenty of opportunities to go shopping).
As you browse area neighborhoods for the first time, you’ll notice that many homes are styled with colonial architecture. Other styles include Tudor, Victorian, and ranch. Certain communities are higher-end than others, and as a result, command a larger price tag. No matter which city you choose, you’re guaranteed to enjoy quiet roads, tree-lined streets, and an unmatched sense of tranquility.
What to Love
- Family-friendly communities
- Outstanding restaurants
- Downtown shopping
- Laid-back, small-town feel
- Easy commute to St. Louis
Suburban living is perfected in both Kirkwood and Webster Groves. Large spaces of land are dedicated specifically to residential living, which prevents neighborhoods from being overly busy. Commercial areas are charming and have a small-town look and feel. Lockwood Avenue in Webster Groves, and Kirkwood Road in Kirkwood, have a similar appearance. Each of these main parts of town has a wonderful selection of locally-owned shops and restaurants for residents to frequent.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Deciding between relocating to Kirkwood or Webster Groves can be a challenging decision. Both cities have an immense number of perks and amenities that locals enjoy. However, one deciding factor can be the types of stores and restaurants that are located just minutes from home.
In Kirkwood, shopping and dining establishments provide convenience and quality. Breakfast to late night, the best place to eat is at any of the restaurants near Historic U.S. 66. Try the menu offerings at One 19 North Tapas Wine Bar
, Club Taco
, PJ’s Tavern
, Spencer’s Grill, The Greek Kitchen
, Sapore Italian Cafe
, and Sunset 44 Bistro & Banquet
. Close by, you can shop at top-rated stores such as Paperdolls Boutique
, HEY LOTTIE, O.K. Hatchery Feed & Garden Store
, and Summit Produce at Kirkwood Farmers Market
Things to Do
Ready to enjoy yourself in either Kirkwood or Webster Groves? Between the indoor attractions and outdoor recreation, everyone can find something to do every day of the week.
Webster Groves has a fantastic number of things for families to do. Head over to Memorial Park for skating fun at the Webster Groves Skatepark and the Webster Ice Arena. In this same park, you can also cool off in the hot summer weather at the Webster Groves Swimming Pool. Those who delight in a good golf game will definitely want to visit both the Algonquin Golf Club
and the Westborough Country Club
Kirkwood has just as many sights and attractions to offer. Among the more noteworthy places to visit is The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum
. This imaginative museum is full of innovative and hands-on exhibits. For a history lesson, take a tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park
. Additionally, spend a morning or afternoon at Kirkwood Park, Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center, or Emmenegger Nature Park.
Kirkwood and Webster Groves have earned a reputation of having exceptional public schools. For the last three years, Kirkwood Sr. High has been the recipient of the College Success Award from GreatSchools.org.