Crestwood, city (1990 pop. 11,234), St. Louis co., E central Mo., a suburb of St. Louis; inc. as a city 1949. Located in a truck-farming area, it is mostly residential with some light industry. The Thomas Sappington House (1808; restored 1965) is a worthy example of Federal architecture.
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