Fenton, Missouri Education and City Information

May 06, 2023

Information about Fenton, Missouri

Located 15.5 miles southwest of St. Louis, Fenton is only about 6.1 square miles in size. In 2022, the city had approximately 3,989 people, based on World Population Review estimates. The population in 2022 was almost 90% white, with approximately 0.37% of residents identifying as Asian.

Fenton has a well-developed system of parks. Among these are Fenton City Park, which includes trails for walking, running, biking and rollerblading, as well as fields for softball and soccer. Bud Weil Memorial Park, Westside Park and Fabick Nature Preserve offer opportunities for fishing, while downtown, Olde Towne Plaza features a brick walking path and serves as a trailhead for the Green Rivers Greenway. The city also is a hotbed of youth soccer, with Fenton's Worldwide Technology Soccer Park hosting both professional and semi-professional matches.

Education Near Fenton

Located in nearby St. Louis, Washington University was ranked the 15th best national university by U.S. News & World Report in 2022. Other U.S. News-ranked schools in St. Louis include St. Louis University, tied for 105th among national universities, and Webster University, tied for the 22nd best regional university in the Midwest. Other schools in the area include Maryville University of St. Louis, Fontbonne University, the St. Louis campus of the University of Missouri and Harris-Stowe State University, along with 2-year school Jefferson College.

Economy of Fenton

Among the prominent industries located in Fenton are Maritz, Inc., Fabick CAT, Unigroup, Inc., Kohl's Department Stores, Roadway Express Inc., Jackson Products Inc. and Riley-Spence & Associates Inc. In addition, Christian author and speaker Joyce Meyer's ministry is headquartered in the city.

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