Ellisville Real Estate

The St. Louis County city of Ellisville has a population is 9,133 spread over 4.3 square miles of land. In 2009 Money magazine named Ellisville, MO as the 25th best place to live in America.  Ellisville residents don't have to miss big city life since St. Louis is only 13 miles west of the city, making it easily accessible for nightlife, fine dining and children’s activities.  See all the current Ellisville MLS listings below, or read more about living in Ellisville.  If you'd rather you can also search by map.

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History of Ellsville

Population growth across the United States has virtually left Ellisville, Missouri unaffected, since it continues to maintain its small town atmosphere, created in the mid 1800’s. The city was originally settled by Captain James Harvey Ferris prior to 1837. Ferris was accompanied by his own contingent of slaves. By hand, the slaves made bricks and constructed the home that later became known as “Ellis House.”  Vespasian Ellis, a newspaper editor later bought he house from Captain Ferris. It was mere coincidence that Ellis settled at the house, which was called the “Brick Place” because it was built at a time before the town actually had its present day name.  At some point, William Al Hereford became owner of the “Brick Place” property. Hereford is credited with naming the town Ellisville, not after its previous owner, but rather after his former post office in Virginia, which was situated in the town of Ellisville. Ellis House was an historical site until it was destroyed by fire in 1969.

Ellsville Schools

Ellisville schools fall under the nationally top ranked Rockwood School District. It serves Ellisville with nine schools from creative learning centers to high schools. For a city its size, Ellisville has a decent amount of commerce, including, two large grocery stores and the corporate Bussman Fuse/Cooper Industries.  Besides school-sponsored activities, Ellisville residents are proud participants of Special Olympics Missouri, the annual sports competition for people with intellectual disabilities.  Residents also enjoy many summer outdoor activities like boating and camping.

 

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