St. Ann, Missouri

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St. Ann is an inner-ring suburb of St. Louis in mid St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 13,607 at the 2000 census. The city which was established in 1948, recently celebrated their 60th Anniversary. The city actually began to develop six years before it was granted the petition of incorporation. Charles F Vatterott, the developer and builder of most of the residential and commercial properties in St. Ann, started the community as a housing project for families of workers employed in nearby defense plants. It was one of the few defense housing projects in the country to develop into a permanent town. The original homesite was dedicated in honor of Saint Ann the mother of the blessed Virgin Mary.

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Location

St. Ann is located in north-central or mid St. Louis County. The city lies directly next to Lindbergh Blvd. and Interstate 70 giving it easy mobility to travel north and south via Lindbergh as well as east and west on I-70. St. Ann also borders Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. Municipal neighbors to St. Ann are Bridgeton, Edmundson, Woodson Terrace, Breckenridge Hills, Overland, and large portion of Unincorporated St. Louis County that lies between Maryland Heights and Creve Coeur.

History

St. Ann becomes the first city in Missouri to install a speed camera. The camera goes into effect January 20, 2010 and fines start February 1, 2010. The cost of the fines are $100.00. The location of the first speed camera in the state is at 3312 Ashby Road.

Geography

St. Ann is located at 38°43′38″N 90°23′8″W / 38.72722°N 90.38556°W / 38.72722; -90.38556 (38.727184, -90.385515)[3].

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