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 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, 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 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, Collinsville Illinois, Attractions, Museums
Casino Queen
Casino Queen - The Casino Queen is a gaming establishment located on the Mississippi Riverfront on the Illinois side, in East St. Louis. - More Info 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, 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
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, 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, 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, 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, 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, Millstadt Illinois
Emma Kunz House
Emma Kunz House - 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 and is located in Belleville, Illinois. - More Info 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, 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, 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, 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, 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
GCS Credit Union Ballpark
GCS Credit Union Ballpark - The GCS Credit Union Ballpark was built in 2002 and is the home field for the Frontier League baseball team, the Gateway Grizzlies. - More Info 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
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 one of the two historic Curtiss-Wright Hangers. - More Info 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, 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 is a National Historic Landmark. - More Info 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, 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, 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, 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, Lebanon
Martin-Boismenue House
Martin-Boismenue House - The Martin-Boismenue House, a French Creole home built in 1790, is located in East Carondelet, Illinois. - More Info 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, 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: 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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: 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, 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, 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 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, 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, 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:
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, 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, 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, Millstadt Illinois
Whitey Herzog Field
Whitey Herzog Field - Whitey Herzog Field, a 300-seat lighted baseball field, is located in Citizens Park in Belleville, Illinois. - More Info Tags: 62226, Belleville Illinois
World Wide Technology Raceway
World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway Website - World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway is just minutes from Downtown St. Louis in Madison, Illinois. It hosts oval track and drag strip racing. - More Info Tags: 62060, Entertainment, Madison 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, Scott Air Force Base Illinois

Elmwood Golf Club-Belleville IL - Information on the Elmwood Golf Club located in Belleville Illinois. - More Info - 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

Gateway Classic Cars - Gateway Classic Cars is a consignment showroom for classic cars located in Fairmont City Illinois. - More Info - 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

Tamarack Country Club - Tamarack Country Club, located in Shiloh Illinois, is a public 18-hole golf course. - More Info - Tags: 62269, Shiloh Illinois

The Orchards Golf Club - Information on The Orchards Golf Club located in Belleville Illinios. - More Info - Tags: 62220, Belleville Illinois

Yorktown Golf Course - Information on the Yorktown Golf Course located in Belleville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62221, Belleville Illinois

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