St. Charles, MO Real Estate
Saint Charles was Missouri’s first state capital from 1821 to 1826 and the home of pioneer and explorer Daniel Boone and his family. It was Boone who created Boon’s Lick Trail through the Saint Charles countryside, out of which grew the Santa Fe Trail and later the Oregon Trail – critical paths for early pioneers seeking a better life in the western United States.
Today, over 65,000 people call St. Charles their home. The City of St. Charles is headquarters for Aspect, Our365, RX System, NewCo Enterprises, Patriot Machine, and Client Services and home to the regional offices of Coca Cola Enterprises, Sysco and American Freightways.
The population was 65,794 at the 2010 census, making St. Charles the 2nd largest city in St. Charles County. St. Charles is the oldest city on the Missouri River.