Economic Development

Wildwood, MO is a unique, progressive community that is set in a magnificent natural environment that features heavily wooded, hilly terrain with valleys, meadows and streams. Located in St. Louis County, just a 30 minute drive from downtown St. Louis, Wildwood is a historic community dedicated to its Master Plan, which provides for the preservation of its rural areas while providing for residential and commercial growth. Of the 68 square miles within the municipal boundaries, 11 square miles are State or County Parks. The City is served by the AAA rated Rockwood School District and has numerous recreational opportunities including an extensive trail and bikeway system, the only snow ski facility in the region, and is an established equestrian community.

The City’s Economic Development program is intended to represent a proactive approach to enhance the economic climate of the City through business retention, expansion and recruitment. In addition, the Economic Development Manager coordinates with other city departments on planning issues and special events. The City’s new Economic Development initiative is primarily intended to identify economic development opportunities that will best serve the needs and desires of Wildwood residents and business owners.

About Wildwood

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Business Resources

Wildwood Town Center sign in front of building

How to Open a Business


Site Selection

Town Center New Construction

Data & Demographics

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Wildwood City Hall