The Wells Goodfellow Neighborhood is located at the City Limits in northwestern St Louis City. The boundaries of the neighborhood are Natural Bridge Avenue on the north, Union Blvd on the east, Dr Martin Luther King on the south and the City Limits on west. Surrounding neighborhoods are Hamilton Heights to the southwest, the Academy Neighborhood to the south, the Kingsway West Neighborhood to the southeast, and the Mark Twain/I-70 Industrial Neighborhood to the north. To the west lies St. Louis County and the cities of Hillsdale, Wellston and Pinelawn.
The City of St. Louis has over one hundred parks throughout the city. Barrett Brothers Park is one of them and is located at the corner of St. Louis Avenue and Goodfellow in the Wells/Goodfellow Neighborhood. The park features over 13 acres of parkland with a picnic pavilion and a playground, and athletic fields for baseball, softball and soccer. Other parks are located nearby such as the Hamilton Heights Park at Clara Avenue and Wells Avenue which features a playground, a Cardinal Care baseball and a softball field and a multi-purpose field. Another park found in the Kingsway West Neighborhood is the 22-acre Sherman Park that provides the David P. Wohl Community and Recreation Center with an indoor swimming pool; baseball fields, basketball and tennis courts, a football field, playgrounds and much more!
The local school district is the St. Louis Public School District. Two district schools are found in the neighborhood, Laclede Elementary School on Kennerly Avenue and Langston Middle School on Wabada Avenue. There is one district school located within the Kingsway West Neighborhood and that is the Lexington Elementary School. Built in 1995, Lexington offers education to grades Preschool through 5th. Soldan High School is located in the Academy Neighborhood and is an International Studies Magnet School featuring six foreign languages. The Ford Elementary School, which provides educational services to Preschool classes through 6th grade, is located in the Hamilton Heights Neighborhood on Clara Avenue.
One of the St. Louis Public Library branches is conveniently located to the residents of the neighborhood. The Cabanne Branch Library is on Union Blvd in the Academy Neighborhood. The St. Louis Public Library system has 15 branch libraries located throughout the City of St. Louis.