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


Year Population % Change Method
2015 89,200 - estimation process
2018 90,070 0.97% estimation process

Schools in Castle Point

College & universities near Castle Point, MO

Code Name City ZIP
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

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Castle Point, MO

Code Name Address Type
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

Other cities in Saint Louis County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Saint Louis County , MO. (more)

City Name Population Title
Florissant 50,795 The most populous city in St.
Chesterfield 47,570 A city in St.
Oakville 36,143 City in Halton Region, Ontario
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