St. Albans

Homeowners settle in the community for its abundant spaces and rural setting.

Welcome to St. Albans

St. Albans is a spacious and scenic community located 7 miles west of Wildwood, on the border of Franklin County and St. Louis County. Perched on high bluffs above the Missouri River, St. Albans is home to some of the most picturesque neighborhoods in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area. The community offers spectacular river views as well as secluded valleys. Homeowners settle in the community for its abundant spaces and rural setting. Large properties, beautiful parklands, and world-class golf courses round out this model community.
St. Albans began in the 1800s as a sleepy, rural community populated by German farmers. It first achieved prominence as a stop on The Lewis and Clark Expedition when Merriweather Lewis and William Clark stopped at the historic Tavern Rock Cave, located on the southern bank of the Missouri River. After St. Louis' development following the Louisiana Purchase, St. Albans became a retreat for affluent city residents. Expansive, uncultivated lands served as ideal locations for expansive country estates and well-manicured properties.
Today, this residential community, comprising an area of 5,400 acres, boasts a housing spectrum ranging from villas and patio homes to spacious estates. St. Albans’ homes sold for a median price of $1,392,307 in 2022. Distinct neighborhoods within the community are known for their quality architecture, and meticulously sculpted properties. Many homes are constructed out of rustic brick and stone that allowing these palatial properties to blend in with St. Albans' scenery and rural character. Homes in St. Albans benefit from winding, private lanes large, wooded lots, a seven day a week security service. Many homes are situated near country club grounds, nature preservation sites, or the scenic Missouri River. These natural advantages ensure that property values remain high, and the community remains desirable.
St. Albans is the State of Missouri's premier golfing community. The Country Club of St. Albans has two courses that offer 36 holes of championship golf. Golf Digest has consistently rated both club’s courses in the top ten in the state. The club also offers spectacular clubhouse dining, a junior Olympic-sized pool, and four professional-grade tennis and pickleball courts. The village of St. Albans offers a quaint commercial/retail office building and post office, a newly constructed 12-room lodge and conference center, the historic Head's Store and gift shop (opened in 1892 and a registered historic landmark), a community garden, a renovated cooking school hosted by award-winning chefs and authors, an amphitheater and pavilion for special events and small concerts, a 20-acre private lake with a sand beach and playground, whole house and cottage overnight accommodations and walking paths throughout the community.
Students in St. Albans are served by award-winning educators at the School District of Washington.

Overview for St. Albans, MO

19,294 people live in St. Albans, where the median age is 45.5 and the average individual income is $86,733. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around St. Albans, MO

There's plenty to do around St. Albans, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Supplement Superstore, Planet Health, and Micro Meadows.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.2 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.87 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.5 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.07 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.24 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.69 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for St. Albans, MO

St. Albans has 7,118 households, with an average household size of 2.71. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in St. Albans do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 19,294 people call St. Albans home. The population density is 528.43 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in St. Albans, MO

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The following schools are within or nearby St. Albans. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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