Jefferson County is just south of St. Louis County and is one of the fastest growing counties in the state. Just minutes from larger communities, this county offers you a more rural feel, yet access to shopping, entertainment, and family activities are moments away. It is just a short drive to St. Louis City to experience the professional sports teams, St. Louis Zoo, museums, and more!
Featured Communities of Jefferson County
In Jefferson County Missouri, surrounded by the Big River and the Meramec River, High Ridge is a great place to live; with all of the charm of a small town and yet easy access to downtown. High Ridge is the home of the Beaumont Scout Reservation, a summer camp for the Boy Scouts Of America.
Just 25 miles South of St. Louis, a jaunt down highway 55, is Imperial Missouri. With quaint restaurants and diners, Imperial is an adorable town in Jefferson County. Imperial is also home to Mastodon State Historic site, a must see for nature lovers and paleontology fan’s alike.
Located in Jefferson County this may be a small town community but don’t miss out on all this community has to offer from shopping, abundant family activities, two dog parks, farmers market, and just a great place to call home.
Located in the rolling hills of The Ozarks this community is the county seat for Jefferson County and the home of Jefferson College. One can find a number of city and county professional and friendly resources available to assist you with any inquires or information you may need.
This community, in Jefferson county, straddles Highway 55 and Highway 61/67 providing easy access to some major cities such as St. Louis, Chicago, and Memphis. A small community of a little over 5,700 (2016) residents that enjoys a slower way of life with all of the amenities one would expect from their city.
Snuggling up against the Mississippi river in Jefferson County this town is known as the sister city (also known as the Twin city) to the City of Festus. Only 27 miles south of St. Louis this community was originally settled to produce glass. Ever changing and growing this township is home to a public library, wineries, restaurants, schools, and more, including the unique Crystal City Underground.
Located in Jefferson county and the sister city (also known as the Twin Cities) of Crystal City is home to over 12,000 residents (2016). This community offers parks, recreation activities, concerts, festivals, and a quiet lifestyle nestled in rolling hills of The Ozarks. Downtown area offers uniques shops, great food and local brewing companies.
Jefferson County School Districts
FOX C-6 SCHOOL DISTRICT
The Fox C-6 School District is located in Jefferson County and includes the City of Arnold and surrounding area. This school district has a Nationally Recognized Blue Ribbon School: Lonedell Elementary.
HILLSBORO R-III SCHOOL DISTRICT
Hillsboro R-III School District is located in Jefferson County and includes the City of Hillsboro and surrounding area. Currently the schools are Hillsboro Elementary School, Hillsboro Jr. High School, Hillsboro High School,Hillsboro Middle Elementary School, and Hillsboro Primary School.
CRYSTAL CITY 47 SCHOOL DISTRICT
The Crystal City School District is located in Crystal City and currently services the local area with the Crystal City Elementary School and the Crystal City High School.
FESTUS R-VI SCHOOL DISTRICT
The Festus R-VI School District is located in Jefferson County and includes the city of Festus and surrounding area. This District has a Nationally Recognized Blue Ribbon School: Festus Elementary and Missouri Gold Program schools: Festus Elementary School, Festus Middle School, and Festus High School.
NORTHWEST R-I SCHOOL DISTRICT
The Northwest R-I School District is located in Jefferson County and includes the cities of Parkdale, Murphy, High Ridge, Byrnes Mill, House Springs, Cedar Hill, Scottsdale and Cedar Hill Lakes. This School District has Nationally Recognized Blue Ribbon Schools: Brennan Wood Elementary School Cedar Springs Elementary School.
WINDSOR C-1 SCHOOL DISTRICT
The Windsor C-I School District is located in Jefferson County and includes the cities of Imperial, Barnhart and Kimmswick. This District has a Nationally Recognized Blue Ribbon School-:James E Freer Elementary School.