The Village of East Alton Illinois is located in Madison County. Important roads for the community are Highway 3, East St. Louis Avenue/Highway 143, 9th Street, Airline Drive, Wood River, Powder Mill Road, Highway 111/140 and many others. The Village of East Alton was established in 1893 and officially incorporated in 1894. The population of the Village was at 6,301 residents according to the 2010 US Census.
The Village maintains the Keasler Recreation Complex and two parks, Vanpreter Park and Bill Tite Memorial Lions Park. The Keasler Rec Complex features a weight room, game room with pool, ping-pong, foosball and air-hockey tables, an activity room, gymnasium with 2 basketball courts and volleyball courts and an auditorium. The parks feature playgrounds, picnic tables and pavilions, baseball diamonds, basketball courts and more.
East Alton Illinois residents are served by two public school districts, the East Alton School District #13 and East Alton-Wood River Community High School District 14. The East Alton School District #13 has the East Alton Middle School and Eastwood Elementary School located in the village.
The St. Louis Regional Airport is located near East Alton Illinois. It serves businesses, the US Military and recreational aviators from around the region. Services include fueling and maintenance for aircraft, aircraft rental, flight training and pilot's lounges.
East Alton Illinois Village Hall
119 Main Street
East Alton, IL 62024
Park & Rec: 618-259-7411
Fire (non-emergency): 618-259-2984
Police (non-emergency): 618-259-6212