Frontenac and Town and Country both were largely farmland and woodland in the past. Today Frontenac has become more of a large lot residential community whose relaxed rural atmosphere is nicely complimented by its close proximity to the big city amenities of St. Louis.

Shopping, Dining, Entertainment

The Town and Country/Frontenac area has many national chain and local flavor boutique shops. Shopping centers are as diverse as they are numerous, including Mason Woods Village, Lamp and Lantern Village, Manchester Meadows, Woods Mill Center, Old Frontenac Square, Frontenac Grove, Le Chateau Village, Clayton Village and Schnucks Woods Mill Plaza. The most popular place to go shopping, and to catch a bite to eat is at the Plaza Frontenac. There you’ll find many restaurants and over 40 stores, including Missouri’s only Saks Fifth Avenue.

The Plaza Frontenac Cinema, located in nearby Frontenac, is a six screen fine art movie theater.


According to the most recent information from CityData, the median household income for homes in Frontenac was $146,271 compared to the state of Missouri’s average of $45,229.

The median house and condo values for homes in Frontenac was $672,200 compared to the state of Missouri’s average at $139,700.

The city’s population as of 2011 was 3,481.

Schools, Health, Transportation

Colleges and universities near Frontenac include Webster University, Washington University, St. Louis Community College-Forest Park, University of Missouri-St. Louis, and St. Louis University-Main Campus, all located in St. Louis. Saint Louis Community College-Meramec is located nearby in Kirkwood, and Lindenwood University is in Saint Charles.

Passenger train service is provided by Amtrak with the Kirkwood Train Station located at 110 W. Argonne Rd in Kirkwood, and the St. Louis station at 550 S. 16th St. in St. Louis.

Bus service is provided by Metro Transit which connects all the suburbs to St. Louis.

Local hospital and medical facilities located near Frontenac include Missouri Baptist Medical Center about 2 miles away in Town and Country, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital about 3 miles away in Creve Coeur, and St. John’s Mercy Medical Center about 3 miles away in St. Louis.

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