St. Louis County Library Prairie Commons Branch is in Hazelwood. The city has one high school, Hazelwood West.
Urshan College (formerly Gateway College of Evangelism) and Urshan Graduate School of Theology are located at the former St. Stanislaus Seminary and are operated by the United Pentecostal Church International.
Due to its location along Interstate 270 between Interstate 170 and Missouri 370, as well as adjacency to St. Louis-Lambert International Airport, Hazelwood is a major regional hub for manufacturing, distribution, and office facilities. The city is home to a substantial workforce with 17,063 jobs as of 2015, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
The city was home to a Ford plant from 1948 to 2006 and employed 1,400 at the time of closure. The site of the former plant is in the process of being redeveloped into Aviator Business Park. On the opposite side of Lindbergh Blvd., after the completion of one building in 2007, the Great Recession and ownership troubles stalled the now-named Hazelwood Logistics Center until the land was sold in 2015. The new owners finishing building out the park with a total of 1.8 million square feet of industrial space completed and leased between 2015 and mid-2018. The industrial park is expected to generate 1,800 jobs. TradePort is a 325-acre industrial park under construction north of the St. Louis Outlet Mall (formerly St. Louis Mills) that upon completion in the mid-2020s will feature up to 4 million square feet of new industrial development.
Hazelwood is home to the headquarters of Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals and several facilities for Boeing.
|City of Hazelwood|
Location of Hazelwood, Missouri
|Coordinates: 38°46′44″N 90°21′59″WCoordinates: 38°46′44″N 90°21′59″W|
|• Mayor||Matthew G. Robinson|
|• City Council|
|• City Manager||Matthew Zimmerman|
|• Total||16.76 sq mi (43.41 km2)|
|• Land||16.02 sq mi (41.49 km2)|
|• Water||0.74 sq mi (1.92 km2)|
||568 ft (173 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,500/sq mi (590/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0756172|