St Louis City County, Missouri
Genealogy, History & Facts
St Louis City Facts
When was St. Louis City, MO Created?
St. Louis City was created on August 22, 1876 from St. Louis County.
St. Louis City, MO Vital Records
Where can find St. Louis City Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
St. Louis City vital records can be found at the Missouri Office of Vital Records has copies of birth and death records reported from January 1, 1910. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Missouri for current fees and application process.
You can search online for St. Louis City Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Missouri Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage and Divorce Certificate Application to mail.
Another resource is the St Louis City Health Department has Birth Certificates since 1920 and Death Certificates since 1980.
St. Louis City, MO Census Records
What St. Louis City, MO census records are available?
There are many types of census records for St. Louis City guide you in researching your family tree. Government Population Schedules are present for 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
St Louis City Mortality Schedules can be found for 1880. St Louis City Industry and Agriculture can be found for 1880. St Louis City Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free down-loadable and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Missouri Census Records Research Guide
St. Louis City, MO Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the St. Louis City Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in St. Louis City. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Missouri Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- St Louis City Hall (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 1200 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103-3201
- Phone: (314) 622-4000 General Info, (314) 622-4800 Service Requests
- St Louis City Recorder of Deeds
- Phone: (314) 622-4610
- Marriage Records: 1766
- Land Records: 1766
- Birth & Death Records: 1825
- St Louis City Circuit Court Clerk / Probate Court Clerk
- Address: 1114 Market St., St. Louis, MO 63101
- Phone: (314) 622-4433
- Probate Records: 1766
- Court & Divorce Records: 1766
- Recorder of Deeds, City of Saint Louis
- Search for St. Louis City Records at the Missouri Archives
- County Records-Roll by Roll List
- Local Records Inventory Database
- State-Issued Land Patents 1831 – 1969
- BLM Land Records
St. Louis City Societies and Family History Resources
A list of St Louis City Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- St. Louis Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 43010, 4 Sunnen Drive, Suite 140, St. Louis, MO 63143-0010; Ph: (314) 647-8547
- Archives Services — A Resource for Genealogists (genealogyinstlouis.accessgenealogy.com)
- Missouri State Archives, Missouri State Information Center; P.O. Box 1747, 600 West Main Str, Jefferson City, MO 65102
- Missouri State Library – 600 West Main Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101; (573) 751-4936
- Missouri Historical Society, P.O. Box 11940, St. Louis 63112-0040
- Missouri State Genealogical Association, P.O. Box 833, Columbia, MO 65205-0833
Where can I connect with other St. Louis City, MO Researchers through message boards and forums?
- St Louis City, Missouri Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in St Louis City
What other genealogical resources are available in St. Louis City, MO?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to St. Louis City. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is just a directory which has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.
St Louis City MO Atlases, Maps & Gazetteers
St Louis City MO Books, Newspapers & Publications
- Historical Newspapers from Missouri (1808 – 1922) (genealogybank.com)
- St Louis City, Missouri Books (amazon.com)
- Search Missouri Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
St Louis City MO Birth, Marriage & Death Records
- St. Louis Marriages 1754-1835 (genealogyinstlouis.accessgenealogy.com)
- Birth & Death Records (stlouis.missouri.org)
St Louis City MO Cemeteries & Graveyards
- See Also Statewide Cemetery Links for Missouri
- St Louis City, Missouri Graves (findagrave.com)
- Topographic Cemetery List and Map for St Louis City, Missouri
- St Louis City, Missouri Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
St Louis City MO Church & Bible Records
- Topographic Church List and Map for St Louis City, Missouri
- St Louis City, Missouri Church Books (amazon.com)
St Louis City MO Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Nichols and Related Families (nicholsgenealogy.com)
- The Missouri Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
St Louis City MO General and History Websites
- St Louis City, Missouri Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Physical Growth of the City of Saint Louis (riverweb.uiuc.edu)
- St Louis City, Missouri Wiki (familysearch.org)
- St Louis City Missouri Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- St Louis City, Missouri (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Missouri – Counties – St Louis City (cyndislist.com)
- St Louis City Missouri Genealogy (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- St Louis City Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
St Louis City MO Military Records
- See Also Statewide Military Links for Missouri
- Search the Soldiers Database: War of 1812-World War I (sos.mo.gov)
- Missouri Military Records (fold3.com) provides access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents of the Missouri men and women who served. Perfect for Perfect for St Louis City genealogists, researchers, historians and more.
St Louis City MO Schools & Directories
- Gould’s blue book for the city of St. Louis, 1913 : alphabetically arranged and classified by streets, with a list of the most (search.ancestry.com)
- Missouri State Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1881 (search.ancestry.com)