Glen Carbon Illinois in Zip Code 62034

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Glen Carbon Illinois

Glen Carbon Illinois

The Village of Glen Carbon Illinois is located in Madison County, about 30 minutes northeast of Downtown St. Louis. Important roads in and around Glen Carbon are Interstate 270, State Highways 157, 162 and 159, Main Street, Glen Crossing Road and many others. The Village has experienced a steady increase in population since 1990 and was recorded as having 12,934 residents in 2010. Glen Carbon was incorporated in 1894.

Glen Carbon Parks

The Village of Glen Carbon maintains five city parks, Miner Park, Citizen Park, Village Hall Park, Greenspace North and Greenspace East. The amenities of those parks include lighted baseball fields, picnic facilities and pavilions, playgrounds, basketball courts, a band stand, 114 acres of conservation green space and "rails to trails" biking and hiking trails. Three railroads used to come through the town with the last one ending operations in 2001. Those tracks have been converted to trails with the The Ronald J. Foster Sr. Heritage Trail being one of the first "rails to trails" projects in the nation being completed in 1992.

Glen Carbon Schools

The Edwardsville Community Unit School District 7 is the local public school district for Glen Carbon. The district has a total of 10 elementary schools, with two of them located in Glen Carbon. Those two are the Glen Carbon Elementary School located on Birger Avenue and the Albert Cassens Elementary School found on Glen Crossing Road. The district has two high schools, the Edwardsville High School and the Edwardsville Alternative High School, and two middle schools Liberty Middle School and Lincoln Middle School, all located in Edwardsville.

Glen Carbon Library and Attractions

The residents of Glen Carbon are privileged to have the nationally recognized "Best Small Library" of 2010, the Glen Carbon Centennial Library. Other points of interest in the Village include the Glen Carbon Heritage Museum that is housed in a 1914 renovated brick school house and full of memorabilia depicting the history of Glen Carbon. Another is the Yanda Log Cabin that was built in 1853 by the blacksmith of the village, William Yanda.

Glen Carbon Annual Events

Miners Park in the Village of Glen Carbon is host to several annual events. One such event is the "Glen Carbon Homecoming" held in June. This event features a parade, fireworks display, food, games and carnival rides. Another event in Miners Park is the "Glenfest," a one day evening event in September filled with music, food, drinks and fun!

Glen Carbon Illinois Address and Phone Numbers

Glen Carbon Illinois City Hall
151 N. Main Street
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
618-288-2606

Village Clerk: 618-288-1200
Finance and Administration: 618-288-2607
Public Works: 618-288-1200
Police: 618-288-7226
Fire: 618-288-1220
Building and Zoning: 618-288-7502
Library: 618-288-1212

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Ball Fields in Miner Park, Glen Carbon
Ball Fields in Miner Park, Glen Carbon
Glen Carbon Illinois Community Center
Glen Carbon Illinois Community Center
Covered bridge in Glen Carbon Illinois
Covered bridge in Glen Carbon Illinois
Glen Carbon Illinois Fire House
Glen Carbon Illinois Fire House
Glen Carbon War Memorial
Glen Carbon War Memorial
Glen Carbon Centennial Library
Glen Carbon Centennial Library
Glen Carbon Illinois Public Safety Facility
Glen Carbon Illinois Public Safety Facility
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Streetview of Glen Carbon Illinois
Glen Carbon Illinois Streetview
Glen Carbon Illinois Streetview
Glen Carbon Illinois Water Tower
Glen Carbon Illinois Water Tower
Yanda Log Cabin built in 1853
Yanda Log Cabin built in 1853
Yanda Log Cabin in Glen Carbon Illinois
Yanda Log Cabin in Glen Carbon Illinois
Glen Carbon Illinois Village Hall
Glen Carbon Illinois Village Hall
Exhibits in the Glen Carbon Heritage Museum
Exhibits in the Glen Carbon Heritage Museum
Exhibits in the Glen Carbon Heritage Museum
Exhibits in the Glen Carbon Heritage Museum
The Glen Carbon Illinois Heritage Museum
The Glen Carbon Illinois Heritage Museum
Old Glen Carbon Village Hall
Old Glen Carbon Village Hall
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