The St. Louis directory for 1848 /
Saint Louis City and ward boundaries
City and Ward Boundaries.
First Ward.

All that part of the city lying south of a line beginning on
the Mississippi river, at the foot of Hazel street, thence running
westwardly along Hazel to Fifth street, southwardly along
Fifth to Chouteau avenue, thence westwardly along Chouteau
avenue to the western line of the city.

Second Ward.

All the territory lying north of the First Ward, and south
of a line beginning on the Mississippi at the foot of Walnut
street, running westwardly along Walnut to Seventh, thence
southwardly along Seventh to Clark avenue, thence westwardly
along Clark avenue to the western line of the city.

Third Ward.

All the territory lying north of the Second Ward, and south
of a line commencing on the Mississippi river, at the foot of
Locust, running westwardly along Locust to Third, south along Third to Olive, and westwardly along Olive to the
western limits of the city.

Fourth Ward.

All the territory lying north of the Third Ward, and south
of a line commencing on the Mississippi river at the foot of
Morgan, thence running westwardly along Morgan to the
western line of the city.

Fifth Ward.

All the territory lying north of the Fourth Ward, and south
of a line commencing on the Mississippi river at the foot of
Biddle street, thence westwardly along Biddle to Broadway,

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thence southwardly along Broadway to Carr, thence westwardly
along Carr to Tenth, thence southwardly along Tenth to Wash,
thence westwardly along Wash to the western line of the city

Sixth Ward.

All the territory lying north of the Fifth Ward, and within
the city limits, constitutes the Sixth Ward.

In all cases, the centres of the several streets above named,
are the dividing lines between the several Wards.

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