Webster Groves is a city located in St. Louis County, Missouri. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 23,230.
In the 1960s it was featured in the CBS documentary 16 In Webster Groves and its high school has, more recently, been profiled in Time Magazine. Webster Groves also maintains the oldest football rivalry west of the Mississippi River with Kirkwood, Missouri. Webster has won most of the Turkey Day games, which have been played nearly continuously on Thanksgiving since 1907.
It is the former home of Jonathan Franzen, author of The Corrections. Webster Groves serves as both subject and backdrop in his novels and short stories.
Web Sites and Links
Webster Groves Public LibrarySearch the library's catalog. Find links to helpful websites. Read about library services and policies. Children's page provides excellent links to suggested reading, story hours, new books and videos for kids.
Webster Groves Historical SocietyIncludes calendar of events, special events, tours, pictures, and history of the local area.
Webster Groves Nature Study SocietyA not-for-profit organization of amateur naturalists interested in the plants, insects, and birds of the Saint Louis area.