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Webster Groves
Saint Louis County, Missouri


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Statistics & Facts

The Missouri state capital is Jefferson City.
The population of Webster Groves is approximately 23,414 (2002), 22995 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 9,394 (1990), 9156 (2010).
The amount of land area in Webster Groves is 15.277 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Webster Groves is 5.89 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Webster Groves to Washington DC is 756 miles.
The distance to the Missouri state capital is 104 miles. (as the crow flies)
Webster Groves is positioned 38.58 degrees north of the equator and 90.35 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Webster Groves elevation is 560 feet above sea level.
Webster Groves per capita income is $ 20,238 .
Webster Groves median income is $ 60,524 (2000).
The Webster Groves median home price is $ 159,900 (2000).


Ten miles southwest of St. Louis. Other nearby communities include Rock Hill, Marlborough, Shrewsbury, Glendale, Brentwood, Oakland, Grantwood Village and Crestwood.
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History & History Related Items

A history page for Webster Groves.

Until 1802, Webster Groves was known as "Dry Ridge." At that time, The last Spanish Lieutenant Governor, Charles de Hautte Delassus, granted to George Sarpy 6,002 acres of land. Part of the land grant covered most of what is Webster Groves today.

There were actually five separate areas which merged together to eventually become Webster Groves. Webster Village began at Webster College when the Pacific Railroad started to make stops there. Other stops on the line were Tuxedo and Webster Park. Further on, the Pacific Railroad made other stops at Old Orchard Station and the Frisco Station. Each individual area began to develop, but unification did not really take place until 1896 when Webster Groves became an incorporated town. When a visitor from Chicago, E. Atwater, came to town to visit his girlfriend, Genevieve Orton, he was robbed and murdered. This crime caused the citizens of the area to rise up in anger. They felt they needed some type of organization - thus, the merger of Old Orchard, Webster Park, Tuxedo Park and Selma formed the city of Webster Groves.
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The incorporation of Webster Groves



Phyllis Diller - the famous comedienne, lived in Webster Groves

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Webster Groves City Government

City of Webster Groves
#4 E. Lockwood
Webster Groves, Missouri 63119
Phone: (314) 963-5300
Fax: (314) 963-7561

Webster Groves has a Council/Manager form of Government

Webster Groves Chamber

Webster Groves-Shrewsbury Chamber of Commerce
46 W. Lockwood Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63119
Phone: 314-962-4142
Fax: 314-962-9398

Webster Groves Organizations

Webster Groves-Shrewsbury Chamber of Commerce
46 W. Lockwood Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63119
Phone: 314-962-4142
Fax: 314-962-9398

Webster Groves Libraries

Webster Groves Public Library
301 East Lockwood Avenue
Webster Groves, Missouri 63119-3195
Circulation Desk: 314-961-3784

Webster Groves Schools

Webster Groves School District
400 E. Lockwood
Webster Groves, Missouri 63119
Phone: 314-961-1233
Fax: 314-963-6411
400 E Lockwood Ave
Webster Groves, MO 63119-3125


Webster University
470 E. Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119
Phone: 314-968-6900
Email: Webster Groves


The population of Webster Groves was:
1990 - 22,987
2000 - 23,230
2002 - 23,414

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