Edwardsville, IL


Located just 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, Edwardsville has become noted throughout St. Louis and the Metro East as an ideal location to live, work, play and raise a family. With its many award-winning restaurants, entertainment options and sporting venues, Edwardsville offers a warm small-town feel with urban amenities just minutes away. In 2012, Edwardsville was named one of the “10 Best Towns for Families” by Family Circle magazine.

Edwardsville features Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, the Lewis and Clark Community College N.O. Nelson Campus, Metro-East Lutheran High School, two Catholic grade schools, Father McGivney High School, and Edwardsville Community Unit School District 7 which has a long-standing tradition of excellence, consistently scoring well above the state average in all subject areas for all student groups. In addition to providing a high-level education, District 7’s fine and performing arts, as well as its expansive athletic programs, are annually ranked among the most outstanding not only in the St. Louis Metro Area, but in the entire State of Illinois.

Edwardsville features endless dining options from fast food to an upscale atmosphere, as well as multiple entertainment venues for adults and kids alike.