The City of Clayton is recognized for an outstanding quality of life, which has become its trademark. Clayton combines a bustling downtown with quiet, secure residential neighborhoods. It is a chic suburban community with urban flair. Just west of the City of St. Louis, Clayton is the hub of metropolitan St. Louis and the seat of St. Louis County. Clayton's centrally located with convenient access to several interstates. This safe suburban community, with a sophisticated cityscape, provides the best of all worlds. With a mix of stately single-family homes, condominiums and multiple-family apartments, Clayton's exceptional residential neighborhoods offer a choice of living styles and price ranges, and most are within walking distance of business districts, offices, restaurants, galleries and specialty boutiques and shops.
Enriching the City's quality of life is its award-winning public school system. Clayton's public school district is one of the nation's best, with 95% of its high school graduates going on to college. Clayton is also home to several stellar private institutions, including Fontbonne University and Concordia Seminary.
Enjoy the St. Louis Art Museum, Clayton Community Theatre, and Shaw Park that are in Clayton. Close by, you can also go to The St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Science Center, and Forest Park. If you want relaxation, business opportunity, superb schools and a great quality of life, make Clayton HOME!