Located in Madison County, Illinois, just 19 miles northeast of St. Louis, our schools in Glen Carbon and Granite City are part of a supportive community. Explore some of the wonderful things our area has to offer, and see what makes our community a unique and wonderful place to live!
Cities of Industry
Glen Carbon and Granite City were industrious communities rich in agriculture, mining, and railroading. Easy access to St. Louis contributed to the success of these bustling towns, which became a melting pot of nationalities. Residents and visitors enjoy our close-knit communities.
Glen Carbon Heritage Museum
124 School Street in Old Town Glen Carbon
Open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays
Summer Hours (May–August) 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Winter Hours (September–April) 10a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Greenspace North Park
Greenspace East Park
Sunset Hills Country Club
Tri-City Port District
River's Edge holds prime real estate ready for development. With both passenger and air-freight service nearby, it has direct access to all three major transportation modes: river, rail, and Interstate highway.
This 74-acre park is home to more than 1,000 native and rare trees and is a delight to all residents and visitors to our area. With a lighted softball field, seven baseball fields, a lighted basketball court, six lighted tennis courts, a playground, a gazebo, a fountain, a swimming pool featuring a water slide, an ice rink, a 1.4 mile fitness trail, and more, it's a gathering place for fun and healthy living in our growing community.