Welcome to Edwardsville & Glen Carbon!

Edwardsville/Glen Carbon community represents the best of Southwestern Illinois living. These twin towns are perched in an ideal geographic location that allows them to simultaneously tap into the amenities of an urban existence while still maintaining a predominantly small town identity. While Edwardsville and Glen Carbon are steeped in vibrant histories, Edwardsville the third oldest city in the state of Illinois, they are not slowly diminishing roadside attractions. Instead, these communities are thriving centers of population growth and economic development.
Bolstered by the presence of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and the light of St. Louis arts and entertainment arcing across the river, these two communities provide residents and visitors alike with a variety of recreational, dining and shopping possibilities. New residents are impressed by the quality and abundance of bike trails, parks and healthy living opportunities. A great place to raise a family, Edwardsville and Glen Carbon offer excellent transportation, museums, libraries, festivals, child care, government services, and quality health care and housing options. Further benefits include a strong public school system, a spectrum of private schools and ample higher education opportunities.
The Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce is here to assist in your decision to relocate in Edwardsville/Glen Carbon. For specific information, contact the Chamber office 618.656.7600 to request a free relocation packet.