Earth City, Missouri facts for kids
|Earth City, Missouri|
|Elevation||440 ft (130 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||756957|
Earth City, Missouri, is an unincorporated community located in St. Louis County, along Interstate 70 near the Missouri River. It is bounded by the city of Bridgeton on the east and north, the city of Maryland Heights to the south, and the Missouri River to the west. It is also near Lambert International Airport. The town is notable as being home to the headquarters of the Save-A-Lot grocery chain and a major UPS shipping hub. It also has a large business park bounded by I-70 on the south, I-270 on the east, and Missouri Route 370 to the north. It is within three miles of three of the four major river-crossing bridges over the Missouri River.
Earth City is the home to the corporate headquarters of Spectrum Brands (Pet, Home and Garden division). Spectrum Brands was voted Best Places to Work in St. Louis in 2016 by the St. Louis Business Journal.
Earth City received the distinction of being the first city in Missouri that is home to more Canada geese than human beings by Missouri Field and Stream magazine in 2007.
On January 9, 2017, George Klemp was presented the "key to the city" in honor of his service to the community and his dedication to overall humanity.
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