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Statistics & Facts

The Missouri state capital is Jefferson City.
The population of Kirkwood is approximately 27,324 (2000), 27540 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 11,699 (1990), 11894 (2010).
The amount of land area in Kirkwood is 23.352 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Kirkwood is 9.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.127 sq kilometers.
The distance from Kirkwood to Washington DC is 760 miles.
The distance to the Missouri state capital is 100 miles. (as the crow flies)
Kirkwood is positioned 38.58 degrees north of the equator and 90.42 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Kirkwood elevation is 660 feet above sea level.
Kirkwood median income is $ 55,122 (2000).
The Kirkwood median home price is $ 160,500 (2000).
The average winter temperature is 28.8 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 55.8 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 79.6 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 57.9 degrees F.


about twelve miles from St. Louis in eastern Missouri. Nearby communities include Oakland, Glendale, Huntleigh, Warson Woods, Des Peres, Crystal Lake Park, Crestwood and Sunset Hills.
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moderate. Here is A Weather page for St Louis and the area.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Kirkwood.

Kirkwood was the first planned residential commuter suburb west of the Mississippi. James Pugh Kirkwood, the chief engineer of the Pacific Railroad, did the platt. Real Estate agents, Hiram Leffingwell and Richard Elliott, masterminded the project.

The historic train station situated in the center of town was built in 1893 and still serves as a stop on the Pacific Railroad.
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The founding of Kirkwood



Learn all about Kirkwood, Missouri.

This site has much information about the Webster Groves/Kirkwood areas.

Things to do in the Kirkwood area.
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Kirkwood City Government

City of Kirkwood
139 S. Kirkwood Road
Kirkwood, MO 63122
Phone: 314-822-5802
Fax: 314-822-5863

The Kirkwood Police Department

Kirkwood Chamber

Kirkwood Area Chamber of Commerce
serving Des Peres, Glendale, Kirkwood, Oakland and Warson Woods

Kirkwood Organizations

Kirkwood Area Chamber of Commerce
serving Des Peres, Glendale, Kirkwood, Oakland and Warson Woods

Kirkwood Libraries

Kirkwood Public Library
140 E. Jefferson
Kirkwood, MO 63122
Telephone : (314) 821-5770
Reference Services: Ext. 20

Kirkwood Schools

Kirkwood School District
11289 Manchester Road
Kirkwood, MO 63122-1197
Phone: 314-213-6100
Fax: 314-984-0002 E-mail: Kirkwood


The population of Kirkwood was:
1990 - 27,291
1999 - 28,318
2000 - 27,324

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