AFFTON

In the tight-knit community of Affton, deep roots and hometown pride run strong. Renowned figures like John Goodman, who was born and raised here, proudly claim this neighborhood as their own and actively reinvest in its future, ensuring that others can also find a place to call home and thrive.

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THE FEEL

Tucked away among quaint historic homes, Affton is a gem of a community brimming with character. From iconic landmarks like Grant’s Farm to the inviting charm of The Oakland House, there's history around every corner. But Affton isn't just about the past – it's a lively hub where strong family values and top-notch education opportunities thrive. It's no wonder so many families choose to make Affton their forever home

HISTORY

Affton's humble beginnings trace back to the mid-1800s when it was primarily farmland, conveniently situated near main roads where farmers transported their produce to market. Through the years, the area has flourished, acquiring numerous historic landmarks. Among them is the former residence of Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States, now known as Grant’s Farm. This beloved 281-acre estate was acquired by the Busch family and is a cherished destination for families, offering the opportunity to interact with the diverse array of animals residing there. 

ACCESSIBILITY

Affton enjoys convenient access via Interstate 55 and Gravois Road, making it effortlessly reachable. Situated just a short 15-minute drive from both downtown St. Louis and Clayton, this neighborhood offers proximity to urban centers while maintaining its own distinct charm.

CULTURE

 The neighborhood has a robust sense of community and is cherished with family values, Affton boasts a distinctive identity centered around wholesome living. The past remains present with it's traditional butcher shops, catering services, and the beloved Farmer’s Market.

ENTERTAINMENT

Affton offers a plethora of must-see attractions and events. Among these are the vibrant Affton Community Day Parade and Festival, the renowned Tower Tee Golf Complex, the historic Oakland House, and, undoubtedly, the iconic Grant’s Farm.

SCHOOLS

In Affton, you'll find the Affton and Bayless public school districts serving the community. Plus, for those looking for private schooling, there's Lutheran High School South, offering a co-ed high school experience right here in the neighborhood.

PARKS & REC

Affton White-Rodgers Community Center

An expansive 8,000-square foot gymnasium ideal for hosting events, as well as for basketball and volleyball enthusiasts. Additionally, it offers a fitness room equipped with a variety of exercise machines and a dedicated weight center.

Bee Tree Park

This 199 acres and showcases a memorial garden, fountain, and overlook honoring Lindell Gordon and R. Walston Chubb. This scenic park features amenities such as playgrounds, trails for hiking or biking, fishing spots, and picturesque wedding venues.

QUICK STATS

Population: 21,106

Zip Code: 63123

Hospital: St. Anthony’s

Libraries: Weber Road, Tesson Ferry

Connect: AfftonChamber.com

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