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Many St. Louisans may think they know North County, but this is a community of myriad surprises. For example, did you realize that North County is home to:

• the #1 farmers market in Missouri


Ferguson Farmers Market

• one of the fastest growing Fortune 100 companies

Express Scripts

• the official practice rink of the St. Louis Blues

St. Louis Ice Zone

• a NASA-inspired space simulator & mission control

Challenger Learning Center

• the oldest golf course west of the Mississippi

Normandie Golf Course

• winter feeding grounds for American Bald Eagles

Fort Belle Fountaine

• the birthplace of monster trucks

Big Foot 4×4 in Hazelwood, MO

• the birthplace of America’s first space capsules

McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) – see James S. McDonnell Prologue Room in St. Louis, which portrays a century of milestones, the Prologue Room showcases the courageous pioneers of aviation and the achievements of thousands who turned dreams into reality

• nearly 30 miles of historic Route 66

Historic Route 66 – From the Chain of Rocks bridge you would travel through Bellefontaine Neighbors, Florissant, Ferguson, Hazelwood, Bridgeton and St. Ann, all in the North County area

• one of the highest points in St. Louis County

Charbonier Bluff in the St. Stanislaus Conservation Area 

• the site of the first airplane flight by a US president

President Theodore Roosevelt – the flight took place on October 11, 1912 by the former POTUS. Roosevelt flew for 4 minutes in an airplane built by aviation pioneers, Wilbur and Orville Wright, at Kinloch Aviation Field near St. Louis, Missouri.

• more than 50 locations on the National Register of Historic Places, including oldest house in St. Louis

SEE MORE INFO IN OUR NORTH COUNTY BROCHURE

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