Neighborhood Caretaker Alert
Response Center

Citizens can use the Neighborhood Caretaker Alert (NCA) form to anonymously notify the City of issues or concerns.  The NCA form is available in paper form only at City Hall, 139 S. Kirkwood Road; at the Kirkwood Community Center, 111 S. Geyer Road; at the Kirkwood Public Library, 140 E. Jefferson Avenue; and at ALL THREE Fire Houses (137 W. Argonne, 11804 Big Bend, and 1321 W. Essex).  If you have completed a form previously, you can find the results of your anonymous Neighborhood Caretaker Alert form here - click on the link and then enter your form number:

All Aboard: the City Blog

The City of Kirkwood is BLOGGING!  Join us in the conversation at ALL ABOARD, the City's new blog.  Read cool stuff, and leave a comment or a question!

What's a blog?  Well, it's short for Web Log or Weblog (with the first two letters deleted), which means it's a log or diary about what's going on in the City.  It's less formal in its approach and style, but more interactive!  That means we hope you'll get involved by sending a comment on something you've read on the blog, or by posing a question.

We're glad you're here, and we hope you enjoy the ride!

Press Room

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Press Inquiries:  All press inquiries should be directed to the City’s Public Information Officer, Beth von Behren, at 314-822-5894, or by email:

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Want to Know What's Been Going on in Kirkwood Lately?

Press Releases - 2016:

Tree Inventory 2nd Phase Done

Favorite Building Awards 2016

Alfred Substation Ribbon-Cutting

CMAQ Grant - Traffic Lights

Fire Department Joins STARS Program


Press Releases - 2015:

Fire EMS Sales Tax Approved By Council

Route 66 Festival Featuring the Great Race Comes to Kirkwood!

Kirkwood Electric Wins RP3 Award for Third Consecutive Period

Favorite Building Awards 2015

Community Day at Fillmore Park 2015

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History and Demographics
Kirkwood, Missouri, was founded in 1853 and today occupies nine square miles, with a population of 27,324 (per the 2000 Census). Located in Southwestern St. Louis County, Kirkwood boasts high property values, quality public and private schools, safe neighborhoods and exceptional City services. Kirkwood is home to more than 300 acres of park land, from a large central park that includes an aquatic center, ice rink, outdoor amphitheater, ball fields, tennis courts, picnic sites, and playground areas, to smaller neighborhood parks as well as the historic Quinette Cemetery, believed to be the oldest African-American cemetery west of the Mississippi.

As the first planned suburb west of the Mississippi River, Kirkwood was an early suburban commuter railroad community, named after James Pugh Kirkwood, the engineer in charge of locating, surveying and building the railroad. The City is home to the beautiful, historic Kirkwood Train Station, located in the heart of downtown. Built in 1893, the train station is on the National Register of Historic Places, was purchased by the City in 2003, and is staffed entirely by volunteers. For more information about the station and Amtrak passenger travel through Kirkwood, visit the Train Station page.