Shrewsbury is a suburb of the City of St Louis. It is Southwest of St Louis City. Shrewsbury was officially platted in 1889. It was named after a village in England. Shrewsbury offers a lot of amenities – community center, community pool and 5 parks (Ackfeld, Brinkop, Festival, Harty and Wehner). They boast playgrounds, tennis courts, pavilions, ball field and walking trails. It has a real family focus. Shrewsbury has its own Police and Fire Protection Departments. Shrewsbury City Hall is located inside the Shrewsbury City Center. Shrewsbury is located in St Louis County.
There are a couple of shopping centers located in Shrewsbury with one undergoing a large rehab proposal. Shrewsbury offers restaurants, shopping, bowling and a large medical facility. Read More…
Shrewsbury has an exit from Highway 44 (boundary road) and is fairly close to Highway 55. Watson Road is a another boundary road for Shrewsbury. Depending upon your address, the school districts for Shrewsbury residents is either Webster Groves or Affton. You can verify the information on either school districts website.
Shrewsbury is also the end stop or beginning stop (if you are a positive thinker) on the Metrolink. You are able to take the Metrolink train straight through Downtown St Louis (Cardinal, Rams and Blues Games) and all the way to Scott Air Force Base in Illinois. You can also switch trains in Clayton MO and ride out to St Louis Lambert Airport. All for $2.25 one way with discounts for some specific groups. The Shrewsbury Station has an extended and expansive parking lot for computers.
Shrewsbury has a wide variety of home styles for all walks of life. There are single family homes, multifamily homes and several styles of condos (apartment styles, villas and townhomes). In 2010, the average home price in Shrewsbury was $164,895. There were 79 homes sold in Shrewsbury in 2010. The highest sold home was priced at $315,000. The average home square footage was 1341 with the largest sold listed at 3532 square foot and the smallest at 816. In 2010, the average condo/villa home was sold for $160,043. There were 46 sold. The average size was 1358. The largest condo/townhome was 2277 square feet and the smallest was 868. The smaller apartment style condos were selling for approximately $103,000. So as you can see there truly is a home for everyone in Shrewsbury.