Located in the heart of the St. Louis metropolitan region, Arnold is a regional shopping and hospitality destination. Arnold is known for its vibrant retail corridors on Jeffco Boulevard and MO 141 – with such businesses as Walmart Supercenter, Target, Kohl’s, Ross, Home Depot, Lowes, Schnuck’s, Dierberg’s, and a large number of casual dining and quick service restaurants, as well as lodging establishments, such as Drury Inn & Suites and Pear Tree Inn.
Also home to an equally vibrant industrial base, among the manufacturing firms located in Arnold are: Metal Container Corporation (Anheuser-Busch); LMC Industries; Sinclair Rush; Convergys; and St. Louis Bridge Construction.
Arnold boasts nine city-owned parks, including the par 70, 18-hole Arnold Golf Club, the Arnold Recreation Center with both indoor and outdoor pools, Jim Edwards Archery Park, and Arnold Jaycees Skate Park. Among the 400 plus acres of parks and natural preserve areas, Arnold provides facilities for picnicking, boating, fishing, sports, trailblazing, and other leisure activities; including, a seasonal farmers market, a skate park, and two dog parks.
With an abundance of single-family homes and apartments, well-maintained streets, low taxes, and the highly-rated Fox School C-6 District, Arnold is considered a premier place to live, work, shop, and play.