The City of Maplewood was incorporated in 1908 and is an inner-ring suburb of St. Louis County, Missouri. Centrally located in mid-St. Louis County, it is bordered by the City of St. Louis to the east, Webster Groves to the south, Brentwood to the west and Richmond Heights to the north. Maplewood has direct links to Highways 40 and 44, providing quick access to the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County.
Maplewood's Historic Downtown is a vibrant walkable community with just about everything within a few footsteps, a destination centered on shopping, dining, and entertainment. The heart of the Historical Downtown Maplewood boasts several annual festivals and is proud to be recognized as the Nation’s First Green Dining District.
The residential areas of Maplewood offer a very eclectic mix of classical housing styles ranging from wood clapboard Victorians to Arts & Crafts style bungalows and "gingerbread" brick bungalows to 21st century townhomes and luxury apartments.
Maplewood benefits from a thriving school district. The Maplewood Richmond Heights School District is intertwined in Maplewood's rich architectural history boasting a high school building designed by the famous architect, William Ittner. The district offers education beginning with an early childhood center and running through senior year of high school.
The City of Maplewood is committed to providing cost-effective, courteous and responsive service to all citizens, and to take a leading role in fostering a community that is desirable place to live, work, and play.