About This Place
Des Peres (French: Des Pères) is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 8,592 at the 2000 census.
The first inhabitants of Des Peres, Missouri were the Cahokia, the Kaskaskia, the Michigamea, the Moingwena, and the Tamaora Native American Tribes.
The Osage Tribe lived in the area around Des Peres. The Osage were members of the Dhegiha Sioux group of tribes. This group also included the Ponca tribe, Quapaw tribe, Kansas tribe, and Omaha tribe.