Today, the City of Fenton is a fourth-class municipality, governed by the Missouri State Statutes. The city is divided into four wards, each having two Aldermen who are elected to two-year terms. Board meetings are held monthly. The Mayor, Board of Aldermen and the city’s professional staff strive to deliver a high level of services and accessible local representation to make Fenton a “preferred destination” for both residents and businesses.
According to the 2000 Census, the City of Fenton has an approximate population of 4,360. Businesses, families and individuals choose to reside in the area for the excellent school districts, top-notch healthcare, location and general high quality of life. The combination of parks, area attractions, community spirit, and ongoing developments and improvements has created a stable and desirable community for both residents and businesses. The following population data was obtained from the 2000 Census:
City of Fenton — 4,360
63026 Zip Code — 41,559
St. Louis County — 1,016,300
St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) — 2,077,388
The City of Fenton is protected and served by a fully staffed St. Louis County Police Department, housed in Fenton City Hall, and the Fenton Fire Protection District, which maintains four stations in the Fenton area, and boasts an ISO (Insurance Service Office) rating of three—the best rating possible in St. Louis County—and a modern Public Works facility with up-to-date equipment to ensure the quality of Fenton’s parks, buildings and streets.