Affton, uninc. city (1990 pop. 21,106), St. Louis co., E Mo., a suburb of St. Louis. Manufacturing includes machinery and medical equipment. Settled in the mid-1800s largely by German immigrants, Affton mainly consisted of truck farms until after World War II. "Oakland," a mid-19th century mansion, is notable.
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