A Few Facts About Bridgeton, Missouri

Bridgeton, Missouri, in St. Louis County, is one of the oldest communities in Missouri.  Bridgeton’s residents enjoy the city’s sense of community, convenient location, and many shops and restaurants. 

Bridgeton has one of the largest collections of parks and recreational programs in the region, with 10 parks that provide 256 acres of parkland for fishing, sports, hiking and other fun activities. At The Bridgeton Community Center, residents enjoy the indoor swimming pool, gym, game room, weight room, and more, while the 66-acre Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex offers residents facilities for all types of athletics and team sports. If golf is your game, you can brush up on your skills at the 52-acre Bridgeton Berry Hill Golf Course, considered to be one of the top nine-hole courses in the PGA’s Gateway section.

The newest park facility, the Bridgeton Crossing Family Aquatic Park, which features a competition pool, activity pool, activity channel, water playground and spray pad, is a favorite of residents of all ages. Special programs include those for senior citizens, summer camps, and a free summer concert series behind the historic Payne-Gentry House.

Bridgeton’s proximity to I-170 provides easy access to many St. Louis attractions. Maryland Heights, 10 minutes away, offers numerous entertainment options, including Westport Plaza’s 18 restaurants, shops and entertainment venues, and the 250-seat theatre, The Playhouse at Westport.

Other nearby entertainment choices include the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (formerly known as “Riverport Amphitheater”), St. Louis’s most popular outdoor concert venue, and Harrah’s Casino-St. Louis.

Bridgeton’ K-12 students are served by the Pattonville School District, recipient of the Distinction in Performance award by the Missouri Department Education.

Bridgeton, Missouri is a diverse city with a rich history and friendly residents. Could it be your next hometown?


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