About Jefferson County
Jefferson County, with a population of nearly 220,000, is the sixth most populous county in Missouri. With roots dating as far back as the early 1800s, Jefferson county is just south of St. Louis County and has the distinction of bordering the Mississippi River and the state of Illinois.
Interstate 55 runs through Jefferson County, making it the ideal place for commuters and travelers.
About the Jefferson County Real Estate Market
The Jefferson County real estate market includes a number of distinct cities and towns, each with its own character, including:
- Byrnes Mill
- Cedar Hill
- Cedar Hill Lakes
- Crystal City
- De Soto
- High Ridge
- House Springs
- Morse Mill
- Olympian Village
- Peaceful Village
- Sulphur Springs
- Valles Mines
Homes for Sale in Jefferson County
Although some of the county sits in a rural setting, as you explore homes for sale in Jefferson County, you’ll discover a wide array of property styles, home sizes and price points. We have many historic homes in the county, as well as pockets of new (and newer) construction.
Jefferson County, MO Schools
Jefferson County spans 664 square miles, and it’s served by several different school districts, including:
- Crystal City School District 47
- De Soto School District 73
- Dunklin R-V School District
- Festus R-VI School District
- Fox C-6 School District
- Grandview R-II School District
- Hillsboro R-III School District
- Jefferson County R-VII School District
- Northwest R-I School District
- Sunrise R-IX School District
- Windsor C-1 School District
In addition to the dozens of public schools available, there are many private schools in the county as well.
Jefferson College is also located in Hillsboro.
Dining, Shopping and Entertainment in Jefferson County
Whether you’re in the mood for Thai food or you simply want to grab something fast, fresh and easy, there’s no shortage of great restaurants in Jefferson County. We also have an abundance of antique shops, grocery stores, and charming specialty shops.
Jefferson County maintains several parks and recreational facilities, including:
- Big River Saddle Club
- Brown’s Ford
- Cedar Hill
- Fletcher House
- High Ridge Civic Center
- Jefferson Winter Park
- Minnie Ha Ha Park
- Morse Mill
- Northwest Jefferson County Sports Complex
- Pleasant Valley
- Rockford Beach
Search Jefferson County Real Estate With an Area Expert
Are you ready to search Jefferson County real estate with an area expert? We’d love to help you find your next home in this beautiful county.
Call us at 888-896-5556 or contact us online. We’ll be happy to set up a custom search for a home that meets your needs.