Lakeshire is a city located in southern St. Louis County with a population of 4,394 residents, as of the 2010 census. Encompassing no more than 0.21 square miles of total area, the city encapsulates a population density of nearly 2,024.1 inhabitants per square mile. Important roads within the city of Lakeshire include Tesson Ferry Road, Puttington (which serves as location for the city’s official community center) and Squire Meadows. Originally an area of farmland during the region’s earliest development in the late 1930s into the early 1940s, Lakeshire incorporated as a village in 1945.
Neighbored by the unincorporated cities of Affton and Sappington, Lakeshire’s location is convenient to just about any destination within St Louis, as it is less than 20 minutes away from the Arch and the business district of Clayton. Lakeshire offers instant access to highways 55 and 270, which leads to notable South County attractions like the Wehrenberg 20 Cine and IMAX or South County Mall.
The southern portion of the city is a diverse mix of single family residential homes, apartments and condos.
Residents of Lakeshire are served by both the Affton and Lindbergh School Districts.