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Encyclopedia > Saint Peters, Missouri
Saint Peters, Missouri
City park located by City Hall
City park located by City Hall
Seal
Coordinates: 38°46′44″N 90°36′11″W / 38.77889, -90.60306
Incorporated 1910
Government
 - Mayor Len Pagano
Area
 - City 54.9 km²  (21.2 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 - City 54,839 (est)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Website:http://www.stpetersmo.net/

St. Peters is a city in St. Charles County, Missouri, United States. The official population estimate was 54,839 as of 2006.[1] Interstate 70 passes through the city, providing a major transportation link. The "Rec-Plex" in St. Peters is an award-winning recreation and fitness complex, now undergoing an $18.5 million expansion.[2] The city also hosts the county's largest shopping center, Mid Rivers Mall, which plans a 120,000 sq. ft. expansion.[3] Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 529 pixelsFull resolution (3072 × 2033 pixel, file size: 2. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A Municipal Corporation is a legal defintion for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, and towns. ... Year 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... St. ... Interstate 70 (abbreviated I-70) is a long interstate highway in the United States that runs from Interstate 15 about a mile from Cove Fort, Utah to a Park and Ride in Baltimore, Maryland. ... For the 1914 Charlie Chaplin film, see Recreation (film). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...

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History

Prior to the arrival of Europeans, the area that would become Saint Peters was inhabited by Mississippian mound builders. The remains of a village were uncovered during the construction of I-70 in 1954 and a street near the site was later named Mound Drive after the mounds built by the villagers.[4] The European peoples are the various nations and ethnic groups of Europe. ... The Mississippian culture was a mound-building Native American culture that flourished in the Midwestern, Eastern, and Southeastern United States from approximately 900 to 1500 CE, varying regionally. ... Miamisburg Mound, the largest conical mound in Ohio, is attributed to the Adena archaeological culture. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Throughout most of the twentieth century, Saint Peters was a small farming town. As recently as 1970, Saint Peters had a population of only 486.[4] The population rapidly increased to 15,700 by 1980.[4] The city continued its rapid growth through the 1980s and by 1990 had a population of 40,660.[4] Saint Peters population has further increased to an estimated at 54,839 as of 2006.[1] (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s The 20th century lasted from 1901 to 2000 in the Gregorian calendar (often from (1900 to 1999 in common usage). ... Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Geography

Location of Saint Peters, Missouri

Saint Peters is located at 38°46′44″N, 90°36′11″W (38.778893, -90.603131)GR1. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 54.9 km² (21.2 mi²), all of which is land. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 51,381 people, 18,435 households, and 13,936 families residing in the city. The population density was 936.7/km² (2,425.5/mi²). There were 18,776 housing units at an average density of 342.3/km² (886.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.25% White, 2.80% African American, 0.20% Native American, 1.23% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.44% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.49% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 18,435 households out of which 42.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.24. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 33.5% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 7.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.6 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $57,898, and the median income for a family was $65,123. Males had a median income of $45,497 versus $30,295 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,792. About 1.5% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Government

St. Peters City Hall
St. Peters City Hall

Citizens elect a mayor and eight aldermen (two for each of four wards) to govern the city.[5] The Mayor and Board of Aldermen appoint individuals to the positions of City Collector,[6] City Clerk,[7] and City Treasurer.[8] A Municipal Judge of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court, also known as the St. Peters Municipal Court, has a four-year term.[9] A City Administrator also works closely with the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.[10] Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 480 pixelsFull resolution (3072 × 1845 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 480 pixelsFull resolution (3072 × 1845 pixel, file size: 1. ... A ward is an electoral district used in local politics, most notably in England, Scotland, and Wales, as well as Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa and many cities in the United States and the federal district of Washington, DC. Wards are usually named after neighbourhoods...


The Board of Aldermen meets on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month, except the months of November and December when one meeting is held each month on a date scheduled with the Mayor.[11]


City elections are held in April of each year, per Missouri law for elected officials. Propositions may be voted upon at these elections, or others held in February, August or November.[12]


A special election was held April 3, 2007 in which Len Pagano was chosen to fill the remaining year of former Mayor Shawn Brown's term;[13] Brown resigned in October 2006 after pleading guilty to soliciting and accepting a bribe.[14] Brown was sentenced in January 2007 to 18 months of prison and began serving his time on April 12, 2007 at a minimum-security federal prison camp in Duluth, Minnesota.[15] is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 102nd day of the year (103rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Duluth is the county seat of St. ...


Education

Two public high schools are within Saint Peters city limits: Fort Zumwalt South High School with an enrollment of 2,300 students, and Fort Zumwalt East High School which opened in 2007. // Fort Zumwalt South High School, also known as FZS, is in the Fort Zumwalt School District of St. ...


Some high school students from Saint Peters attend schools in surrounding communities such as Francis Howell Central High School in neighboring Cottleville, Francis Howell North High School in adjacent Saint Charles, or Fort Zumwalt North High School in O'Fallon. // Francis Howell Central High School (abbreviated FHC) is the third high school created in the Francis Howell School District. ... Cottleville is a city in St. ... Francis Howell North High School is a secondary school located in St. ... Motto: Tradition With Vision Coordinates: Country United States State Missouri County St. ...


Other public schools in the city include Fairmount, Hawthorn, Lewis & Clark, Mid Rivers, Progress South, Saint Peters, and Warren Elementary Schools; plus DuBray, and Fort Zumwalt South Middle Schools.


Civic facilities

  • The St. Peters Rec-Plex, a 124,000 sq. ft. family recreation and athletic training complex, is situated next to St. Peters City Hall. The Rec-Plex hosted the 2004 Olympic Diving Trials[2] and is recognized as one of the USA's premiere diving facilities.[16] Residents take great pride in this local, always busy, all-season complex.
  • St. Peters is home to Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, the county's second busiest after St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles. Barnes-Jewish serves a large portion of St. Charles County, Lincoln County, and Pike County. It is currently preparing a major expansion project which will increase its capacity from 111 rooms to 175[17] making it the second largest hospital in the county.
  • The Spencer Road Branch library within the St. Charles City-County Library District is in St. Peters.[18]

Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... Pike County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ...

References

  1. ^ a b Missouri by Place and County Subdivision. American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau (2006-07-01). Retrieved on 2007-07-18. United States Census Estimates 2006
  2. ^ a b The St. Peters Rec-Plex. City of St. Peters. Retrieved on 2007-06-04.
  3. ^ Mid River Mall's multimillion dollar expansion. Urban St. Louis (2006-08-30). Retrieved on 2007-06-04.
  4. ^ a b c d History by the Decades. City of St. Peters. Retrieved on 2007-08-02.
  5. ^ Organizational Structure: St. Peters City Government. City of St. Peters. Retrieved on 2007-05-29.
  6. ^ City Collector. City of St. Peters. Retrieved on 2007-05-29.
  7. ^ City Clerk. City of St. Peters. Retrieved on 2007-05-29.
  8. ^ City Treasurer. City of St. Peters. Retrieved on 2007-05-29.
  9. ^ Municipal Judge. City of St. Peters. Retrieved on 2007-05-29.
  10. ^ City Administrator. City of St. Peters. Retrieved on 2007-05-29.
  11. ^ FAQ: When are Board of Aldermen Meetings?. City of St. Peters. Retrieved on 2007-05-29.
  12. ^ FAQ: When are City elections?. City of St. Peters. Retrieved on 2007-05-29.
  13. ^ Bryant, Tim (2007-04-07). In St. Peters, new mayor, four new aldermen are set to take office. St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Retrieved on 2007-05-29.
  14. ^ Pokin, Steve (2007-01-31). It's Prison for Brown. St. Louis Post-Dispatch Suburban Journals. Retrieved on 2007-05-29.
  15. ^ Wade, Latreecia (2007-04-23). Duluth was former mayor's 2nd choice. St. Peters Journal. Retrieved on 2007-05-29.
  16. ^ Diving. City of St. Peters. Retrieved on 2007-05-29.
  17. ^ Bryant, Tim (2007-07-02). Hospital in St. Peters plans major expansion. St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Retrieved on 2007-07-13.
  18. ^ Spencer Road Map. St. Charles City-County Library District. Retrieved on 2007-05-28.

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Saint Peters, Missouri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (376 words)
As of the 2003 estimated census, the city had a total population of a little more than 57,000.
Saint Peters is located at 38°46'44" North, 90°36'11" West (38.778893, -90.603131)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 54.9 km² (21.2 mi²), all of which is land.
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