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St. Clair County Illinois Information

Greater St Louis Air and Space Museum

St. Clair County was established in 1790, before Illinois became a state, by the governor of the then Indiana Territory, Arthur St. Clair. Its present size of 674 square miles was established in 1827.

Where is St. Clair County?

St. Clair County is located on the east side of the Mississippi River to the east of the City of St. Louis. St. Clair County is bordered by Monroe County in the southwest, Randolph County in the south, Washington and Clinton Counties in the east and Madison County on the north. The Mississippi River is its western border.

What's in St. Clair County?

There are over 30 cities, towns and unincorporated areas that St. Clair County covers. Those communities range in size and population. Some of the larger communities are East St. Louis, Belleville, Fairview Heights, and O'Fallon Illinois. For information on the communities that are found in St. Clair County, see our St. Clair County Illinois Communities page. Important roads and highways for the county are Interstate 255, 55/70 and 64, US Highway 50, State Highways 3, 4, 13, 15, 111, 157, 158, 159, 151, 177 and others.

What are the Attractions in St. Clair County?

There are many attractions located in St. Clair County. Some are historical such as the Jarrot Mansion, the home of French entrepreneur Nicholas Jarrot that was built in 1807. Or Cahokia Mounds, designated as a United States National Historic Landmark which was the location of central city of the Mississippian culture sometime between A.D. 800-1400. Some are family friendly such as the two Eckert's Country Store and Farms located in Belleville and Millstadt where in season apples, pumpkins, peaches and strawberries are "pick your own". Others are sports related like the Gateway Motorsports Park which is all about auto racing! Then there are the many museums such as the Katherine Dunham Museum featuring Miss Dunham's collections of costumes, mementos and art, or the Greater St. Louis Air and Space Museum which chronicles the history of flight in the St. Louis area with memorabilia from the now long gone TWA and Ozark airlines to McDonnell Douglas space crafts and much more. For more information about all the attractions in St. Clair County, see our St. Clair County Attractions page.

What Recreation Opportunities are in St. Clair County?

Recreation opportunities abound in St. Clair County. Golf courses and city, county and state parks can be found throughout the county. The Frank Holten State Recreation Area in East St. Louis features a public golf course and two fishing and boating lakes. And Citizens Park in Belleville has a BMX bike ramp, plus picnic facilities, playgrounds and more.

Below is a list of the some of the attractions, parks, schools and communities located in St. Clair County Illinois.

Belleville Illinois

Belleville Illinois - Belleville Illinois is a large city in St. Clair County with over 44,000 residents. The community lies within four zip codes, 62220, 62221, 62223 and 62226. - More Info - Tags: 62220, 62221, 62223, 62226, belleville, city, communities, featured, government, illinois, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62220,62221,62223,62226,Belleville Illinois

Bellevue Park

Bellevue Park - The Bellevue Park features a 3 acre fishing lake, a historic stone lodge available for rental, playgrounds and more. It is located in St Clair County in Belleville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62226, about, belleville, featured, illinois, parks, recreation, st-clair-county-illinois-recreation, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62226,Belleville Illinois,Recreation

Cahokia Illinois

Cahokia Illinois - Cahokia Illinois is located in eastern St. Clair County in the 62206 zip code. Cahokia is home to several historic French Creole landmarks that are on the National Register of Historic Places. - More Info - Tags: 62206, cahokia, city, communities, featured, government, illinois, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62206,Cahokia Illinois

Cahokia Mounds

Cahokia Mounds - Cahokia Mounds is an early Mississippian civilization archeological treasure! It is located in Collinsville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62201, 62234, about, attractions, collinsville, featured, historic, history, illinois, kids, landmark, museums, native-american, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62201,62234,Collinsville Illinois,Attractions,Museums

Casino Queen

Casino Queen - The Casino Queen is a gaming establishment located on the Mississippi Riverfront in East St Louis Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62201, about, attractions, casino, east-st-louis, entertainment, featured, illinois, metro, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62201,Casinos,East St Louis Illinois,Entertainment

Cathedral of Saint Peter

Cathedral of Saint Peter - The Cathedral of Saint Peter is located in Belleville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62220, about, belleville, catholic, church, illinois, st-clair-county-info, stclair, worship, ziphome - Public Tags: 62220,Belleville Illinois,Church

Clinton Hill Golf Course

Clinton Hill Golf Course - Clinton Hill Golf Course is a public 18 hole golf course located in Swansea Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62226, about, featured, golf, illinois, public, recreation, st-clair-county-info, stclair, swansea, ziphome - Public Tags: 62226

Dupo Illinois

Dupo Illinois - The Village of Dupo Illinois is located in St. Clair County in the 62239 zip code and lies west of the Route 3 and Interstate 255 merger in the area known as the American Bottoms. - More Info - Tags: 62239, city, communities, dupo, featured, government, illinois, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62239,Dupo Illinois

East St Louis Community College Center

East St Louis Community College Center - Information on the East St. Louis Community College Center located in East St Louis Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62201, colleges, east-st-louis, education, illinois, junior-colleges, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62201,East St Louis Illinois

East St Louis Illinois

East St Louis Illinois - The City of East St Louis Illinois is located in St Clair County and is situated along the east bank of the Mississippi River, directly across from Downtown St. Louis. - More Info - Tags: 62201, city, communities, east-st-louis, featured, government, illinois, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62201,East St Louis Illinois

Eckert's Country Store and Farms

Eckert's Country Store and Farms-Belleville - Eckert's Country Store and Farms is a "pick your own" family attraction located in Belleville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62220, about, attractions, belleville, fall-season, family, featured, illinois, kids, st-clair-county-info, st-louis-fall-things-to-do, stclair, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62220,Belleville Illinois

Eckert's Country Store and Farms-Millstadt

Eckert's Country Store and Farms-Millstadt - Eckert's Country Store and Farms-Millstadt is a "pick your own" family attraction and is located in Millstadt Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62260, about, attractions, fall-season, family, featured, illinois, kids, millstadt, st-clair-county-info, st-louis-fall-things-to-do, stclair, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62260,Millstadt Illinois

Emma Kunz House

Emma Kunz House - Information on the Emma Kunz House is a restored 1830s home that is modeled after the German street homes that were built in Europe during the 19th-century is located in Belleville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62220, about, attractions, belleville, buildings, featured, historic, illinois, museums, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62220,Belleville Illinois,Museums

Fairview Heights Illinois

Fairview Heights Illinois - The City of Fairview Heights Illinois is located in St. Clair County. The area is known for the St. Clair Shopping Mall. - More Info - Tags: 62208, city, communities, fairview-heights, featured, government, illinois, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62208,Fairview Heights Illinois

Frank Holten State Park and Recreation Area

Frank Holten State Park and Recreation Area - The Frank Holten State Recreation Area is located in East St Louis Illinois and features two boating and fishing lakes and the 18 hole public golf course, Grand Marais Golf Course. Deer and turkey hunting is allowed in appropriate seasons. - More Info - Tags: 62203, 62205, about, east-st-louis, featured, hunting, illinois, parks, recreation, st-clair-county-illinois-recreation, st-clair-county-info, state, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62203,62205,East St Louis Illinois,Recreation

Freeburg Illinois

Freeburg Illinois - The Village of Freeburg Illinois is located in St Clair County and is about 30 minutes southeast of Downtown St Louis in the 62243 zip code. - More Info - Tags: 62243, about, city, communities, featured, freeburg, government, illinois, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62243,Freeburg Illinois

Gateway Geyser

Gateway Geyser - The Gateway Geyser is located in the Malcolm Martin Memorial Park in East St. Louis, Illinois, directly across the Mississippi River from the Gateway Arch that is in St. Louis Missouri. - More Info - Tags: 62201, attractions, east-st-louis, featured, illinois, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62201,East St. Louis Illinois

Gateway Grizzlies

Gateway Grizzlies - The Gateway Grizzlies, an independent professional baseball team, are members of the Frontier League and were league champions in 2003. - More Info - Tags: 62206, baseball, illinois, kids, professional, sports, st-clair-county-info, stclair, teams, ttd - Public Tags: 62206

Gateway Motorsports Park

Gateway Motorsports Park - Gateway Motorsports Park, formerly Gateway International Raceway, is just minutes from Downtown St Louis in Madison Illinois, just off of I-55 at Illinois Route 203. - More Info - Tags: 62060, attractions, entertainment, featured, illinois, kids, madison-illinois, professional, racing, sports, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ttd, venues, ziphome - Public Tags: 62060,Entertainment,Madison Illinois

GCS Ballpark Stadium

GCS Ballpark Stadium - The GCS Ballpark was built in 2002 and is the home field for the Frontier League baseball team, the Gateway Grizzlies. - More Info - Tags: 62206, attractions, featured, illinois, sauget, sports, st-clair-county-info, stclair, venues, ziphome - Public Tags: 62206,Sauget Illinois

Grand Marais Golf Club

Grand Marais Golf Club - The Grand Marais Golf Club is a public course located in Centreville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62203, about, centreville, featured, golf, illinois, public, recreation, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62203

Greater St Louis Air and Space Museum

Greater St Louis Air and Space Museum - The Greater St Louis Air and Space Museum is located in Cahokia Illinois at the St Louis Downtown Airport in the one of the two historic Curtiss-Wright Hangers. - More Info - Tags: 62206, about, attractions, cahokia, featured, historic, illinois, museums, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62206,Cahokia Illinois,Museums

Historic Cahokia Courthouse

Historic Cahokia Courthouse - The Historic Cahokia Courthouse was built in 1740 and is an example of French Creole architecture, one of the few examples left in the United States. It is located in St Clair County in Cahokia Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62206, about, attractions, buildings, cahokia, creole, featured, french, historic, history, illinois, landmark, lewis-and-clark, museums, st-clair-county-info, st-louis-off-the-beaten-path, stclair, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62206,Cahokia Illinois,Museums

Jarrot Mansion

Jarrot Mansion - The Jarrot Mansion, home of the French entrepreneur Nicholas Jarrot, was built in 1807 and is one of the oldest masonry buildings in the state of Illinois and a National Historic Landmark. - More Info - Tags: 62206, attractions, buildings, cahokia, creole, featured, french, historic, illinois, landmark, lewis-and-clark, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62206,Cahokia Illinois

Katherine Dunham Museum

Katherine Dunham Museum - The Katherine Dunham Museum is located in East St Louis Illinois and houses extensive collections of costumes, mementos and art of Miss Dunham's. - More Info - Tags: 62201, african-american, attractions, east-st-louis, featured, historic, illinois, museums, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62201,East St Louis Illinois,Museums

Labor and Industry Museum

Labor and Industry Museum - The Labor and Industry Museum chronicles the contributions the Belleville Illinois area made to the nation's industrial movement. - More Info - Tags: 62220, about, attractions, belleville, featured, historic, illinois, museums, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62220,Belleville Illinois,Museums

Lebanon Illinois

Lebanon Illinois - The City of Lebanon Illinois is located in St Clair County, just about 30 minutes east of Downtown St Louis in the 62254 zip code. - More Info - Tags: 62254, city, communities, featured, government, illinois, lebanon, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62254,Lebanon

Locust Hills Golf Course

Locust Hills Golf Course - Locust Hills Golf Course is a public golf course that features 18 holes and a pro shop. It is located in Lebanon Illinois in St Clair County. - More Info - Tags: 62254, about, featured, golf, illinois, lebanon, public, recreation, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62254,Lebanon

Martin-Boismenue House

Martin-Boismenue House - Information on the Martin-Boismenue House, a French Creole home built in 1790 in East Carondelet Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62240, about, attractions, buildings, creole, east-carondelet, featured, french, historic, illinois, museums, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62240,East Carondelet Illinois,Museums

Mascoutah Illinois

Mascoutah Illinois - The City of Mascoutah Illinois, home of Mid America Airport, is located in St. Clair County. - More Info - Tags: 62258, city, communities, featured, government, illinois, mascoutah, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62258,Mascoutah Illinois

McKendree University

McKendree University - McKendree University is a 4 year liberal arts college. It is the oldest college in the state of Illinois and is located in Lebanon Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 4year, 62254, about, college, colleges, education, featured, graduate, historic, illinois, metro, sports, st-clair-county-info, stclair, university, ziphome - Public Tags: 62254

Millstadt Illinois

Millstadt Illinois - The Village of Millstadt Illinois is located in St Clair County and is about 35 minutes southeast of Downtown St Louis. Millstadt is home to one of the three Eckert's Farm locations. - More Info - Tags: 62260, city, communities, featured, government, illinois, millstadt, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62260,Millstadt Illinois

National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows

National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows - The National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows is a St Louis attraction and a religious site located in Belleville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62223, about, attractions, belleville, christmas, featured, illinois, religious, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62223,Belleville Illinois

New Athens Illinois

New Athens Illinois - The Village of New Athens Illinois is located in St Clair County along the east bank of the Kaskaskia River. - More Info - Tags: 62264, city, communities, featured, government, illinois, new-athens, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62264,New Athens Illinois

O'Fallon Illinois

O'Fallon Illinois - The City of OFallon Illinois is located in St Clair County in the 62269 zip code. Rock Spring Park and the OFallon Family Sports Park is found in this community. - More Info - Tags: 62269, city, communities, featured, government, illinois, ofallon, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62269,O'Fallon Illinois

Scheve Park

Scheve Park - Scheve Park provides a swimming pool, ball fields, picnic facilities and much more for the residents of Mascoutah Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62258, about, featured, illinois, mascoutah, parks, recreation, st-clair-county-illinois-recreation, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62258,Mascoutah Illinois,Recreation

Scott Air Force Base Illinois

Scott Air Force Base Illinois - Scott Air Force Base, an active United States military installation, is located in St Clair County in the 62225 zip code, about 35 minutes east of Downtown St Louis via Interstate 64. - More Info - Tags: 62225, about, city, communities, featured, government, illinois, scott-air-force-base, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62225,Scott Air Force Base Illinois

Shiloh Illinois

Shiloh Illinois - The Village of Shiloh Illinois is located in St Clair County in the 62221 and the 62269 zip codes. - More Info - Tags: 62221, 62269, city, communities, featured, government, illinois, shiloh, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62221,62269,Shiloh Illinois

Southwestern Illinois College

Southwestern Illinois College-Belleville Campus - Southwestern Illinois College-Belleville Campus is a 2 year college located in Belleville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 2year, 62221, about, belleville, colleges, education, illinois, junior-colleges, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62221,Belleville Illinois

St Clair Country Club

St Clair Country Club - St Clair Country Club is a private 18 hole golf course located in Belleville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62223, about, belleville, featured, golf, illinois, private, recreation, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62223,Belleville Illinois

St Clair County Historical Society

St Clair County Historical Society - Information on the St Clair County Historical Society which houses information and artifacts about the St Clair County Illinois area. - More Info - Tags: 62220, about, attractions, belleville, featured, historic, illinois, museums, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62220,Belleville Illinois,Museums

St Clair Square

St Clair Square - St. Clair Square shopping mall is located in Fairview Heights Illinois, near the intersection of Interstate 64 and Illinois Route 159. - More Info - Tags: 62208, fairview-heights, featured, illinois, mall, malls, shopping, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62208,Fairview Heights Illinois,Shopping

St Louis Downtown Airport

St Louis Downtown Airport - St. Louis Downtown Airport is located just 3 miles from the St. Louis Riverfront in Cahokia Illinois. It is one of the oldest airports in the area, opening in 1929. - More Info - Tags: 62206, airports, illinois, st-clair-county-info, stclair, transportation, ziphome, cahokia - Public Tags: 62206,Cahokia Illinois,Airport

Stonewolf Golf Club

Stonewolf Golf Club - Stonewolf Golf Club is a private 18 hole golf course located in Fairview Heights in St Clair County Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62208, about, fairview-heights, featured, golf, illinois, private, recreation, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62208,Fairview Heights Illinois

Swansea Illinois

Swansea Illinois - The Village of Swansea is located in St Clair County Illinois, less than 20 minutes east of Downtown St Louis, in the 62226 zip code. - More Info - Tags: 62226, city, communities, featured, government, illinois, st-clair-county-info, stclair, swansea, ziphome - Public Tags:

The Prairies of Cahokia Golf Course

The Prairies of Cahokia Golf Course - The Prairies of Cahokia Golf Course is a public course located in Cahokia Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62206, about, cahokia, featured, golf, illinois, public, recreation, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62206,Cahokia Illinois

Tri-City Speedway

Tri-City Speedway - Tri-City Speedway is located just minutes from Downtown St. Louis in Pontoon Beach Illinois. It is a 3/8 mile dirt oval track with 10 degree banking in the corners and is 70 feet wide. - More Info - Tags: 62040, attractions, featured, illinois, pontoon-beach, professional, racing, sports, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62040,Pontoon Beach Illinois

Triple Lakes Golf Course

Triple Lakes Golf Course - Triple Lakes Golf Course is a public 18 hole golf course located in Millstadt Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62260, about, featured, golf, illinois, millstadt, public, recreation, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62260,Millstadt Illinois

Whitey Herzog Field

Whitey Herzog Field - Whitey Herzog Field is located in Belleville Illinois and is a 300 seat lighted baseball field. - More Info - Tags: 62226, about, baseball, belleville, featured, illinois, recreation, sports, st-clair-county-info, stclair, venues - Public Tags: 62226,Belleville Illinois


More St Clair County Information


Cardinal Creek Golf Course - The Cardinal Creek Golf Course is a private golf course for military personnel and is located on Scott Air Force Base in St Clair County Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62225, about, featured, golf, illinois, private, recreation, scott-afb, scott-air-force-base, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62225,Scott Air Force Base Illinois

Elmwood Golf Club-Belleville IL - Information on the Elmwood Golf Club located in Belleville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62223, about, belleville, featured, golf, illinois, public, recreation, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62223,Belleville Illinois

Far Oaks Golf Club - Far Oaks Golf Club is a public 18 hole golf course located in Caseyville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62232, about, featured, golf, illinois, public, recreation, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62232

Gateway Classic Cars - Gateway Classic Cars is a consignment showroom for classic cars located in Fairmont City Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62201, about, attractions, fairmont-city, featured, illinois, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62201,Fairmont City Illinois

Indian Mounds Golf Course - Information on the Indian Mounds Golf Course located in Fairmount City Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62201, about, fairmount-city, featured, golf, illinois, public, recreation, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62201

Tamarack Country Club - Tamarack Country Club, located in Shiloh Illinois, is a public 18-hole golf course. - More Info - Tags: 62269, about, featured, golf, illinois, public, recreation, shiloh, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62269,Shiloh Illinois

The Orchards Golf Club - Information on The Orchards Golf Club located in Belleville Illinios. - More Info - Tags: 62220, about, belleville, featured, golf, illinois, public, recreation, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62220,Belleville Illinois

Yorktown Golf Course - Information on the Yorktown Golf Course located in Belleville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62221, about, belleville, featured, golf, illinois, public, recreation, st-clair-county-info, stclair, ziphome - Public Tags: 62221,Belleville Illinois