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CNN Money Ranks Florissant in the Top 100 Best Places To Live In America

CNN Money, a service of CNN, Fortune and Money, has ranked the City of Florissant in their top 100 best places to live.

The article can be found on It touts Florissant as one of the best values in the nation for home buyers stating, “ In addition to good elementary and high schools this diverse city is home to a Christian private school, two theological colleges and a branch of Lindenwood University (the fastest growing university in the Midwest).

Mayor Tom Schneider would add that Florissant is fortunate to have the two excellent school districts of Hazelwood and Ferguson-Florissant, plus established Catholic and Lutheran parochial schools.

Long known as one of the safest cities in the nation according to crime statistics, Florissant has great shopping and restaurant venues and a  beautiful parks and recreation system which includes a theatre, ice rink, three swimming pools, two recreation centers and an 18-hole championship golf course.

Established in 1786 Florissant is the oldest and largest city in St. Louis County and now according to CNN Florissant is the best place to live in St. Louis County.

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