The Dardenne Prairie area of St. Charles District, later St. Charles County, was a well-established prairie farming community.Some Spanish Land Grants are dated as early as 1799. The Town of Dardenne Prairie became a Fourth Class City in April 2001.
As of the census of 2010, there were 11,494 people, 3,670 households, and 3,208 families residing in the city. The word 'Dardenne' is said to be a corruption of the French "Terre d'Inde", meaning "the land of turkeys".
Dardenne Prairie spans the Fort Zumwalt, Wentzville and Francis Howell School Districts.
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