Castle Point, Missouri
Castle Point: A census-designated place in Jefferson County, Missouri. It is located in the eastern part of the county. Castle Point is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Castle Point Historical Society.
Castle Point is a city located in the county of Saint Louis in the U.S. state of Missouri. After 8 years in 2018 city had an estimated population of 90,070 inhabitants.
Castle Point is an unincorporated community located in St. Louis County, Missouri. It was first established in 1869 by immigrants from Luxembourg looking for farmland. The town was named after Luxembourg's capital city.
Key Facts About Castle Point
Population: Approximately 350 residents
Economy: Castle Point has no large employers. Most residents commute to St. Louis for work. Some small businesses exist including a general store and restaurant.
Geography: Castle Point spans less than 1 square mile along the Missouri River. Nearby towns include Weldon Spring and Weldon Spring Heights.
Things to Do in Castle Point
Some highlights and attractions in the Castle Point area include:
- Lewis & Clark State Park - 1,200 acre park along the Missouri River with trails, campgrounds, and the Grinder's Stand monument.
- Klondike Park - Sledding, fishing, hiking trails, and sports fields. Home to summer concerts.
- Castlewood State Park - Popular spot for hiking among unique rock formations and high bluffs over the Meramec River.
- Epstein Hebrew Academy - Private Jewish high school located in Weldon Spring Heights near Castle Point.
- Sassafras Hill Winery - Local winery offering tastings of wines made from locally grown grapes.
In summary, Castle Point is a very small, semi-rural township near St. Louis focused around history, nature parks, and outdoor recreation along the Missouri River.
Quick Facts about Castle Point
|Population :||90,070 (2018)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Missouri (United States)|
|County :||Saint Louis County|
|Area :||1.67 km2|
|Altitude :||499 feet / 152 meters|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||00:35:12 (7th December 2023)|
|Density :||54,025 Pop. per km² as of 2018|
|Weather :||36℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather|
Castle Point is located at 38°45'29"N 90°14'53"W (38.7581100, -90.2481700).
Castle Point map
Castle Point forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. more
Schools in Castle Point
College & universities near Castle Point, MO
|177287||Elaine Steven Beauty College||Saint Louis (MO)||63136-5618|
|179256||Saint Louis Christian College||Florissant (MO)||63033|
|178420||University of Missouri-St Louis||Saint Louis (MO)||63121-4400|
|461573||American Trade School||Saint Ann (MO)||63074-1807|
|178891||Ranken Technical College||Saint Louis (MO)||63113-2811|
Amtrak & bus stations near Castle Point, MO
|STL||Gateway Transportation Center||551 South 16th St.||RAIL|
|ALN||Alton||3400 College Ave.||RAIL|
|KWD||Kirkwood||110 West Argonne Dr.||RAIL|
|CRV||Carlinville||128 Alton Rd.||RAIL|
|WAH||Washington||301 West Front St.||RAIL|
Post offices near Castle Point
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Jenning Post Office||Saint Louis (MO)||63136|
|North County Post Office||Saint Louis (MO)||63138|
|Baden Post Office||Saint Louis (MO)||63147|
|Ferguson Post Office||Saint Louis (MO)||63135|
|Florissan Post Office||Florissant (MO)||63033|
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|Florissant||50,795||The most populous city in St.|
|Chesterfield||47,570||A city in St.|
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|Wildwood||35,460||City in New Jersey|
|University City||34,165||Suburb in St.|
|Ballwin||30,094||City in Saint Louis County, Missouri, United States|
|Mehlville||28,380||Census designated place|
|Kirkwood||27,866||Suburb of St.|
|Maryland Heights||26,895||City in Missouri, United States|
|Hazelwood||25,042||Suburb city of St.|
|Webster Groves||22,896||City in Missouri|
|Ferguson||20,457||Town in St.|
|Affton||20,307||Census designated place|
|Spanish Lake||19,650||Census designated place|
|Creve Coeur||18,624||City in St.|
|Manchester||18,081||City in Missouri|
Distance to Other Cities
Castle Point distances to largest Missouri cities