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Saint Clair County, Illinois

62220, 62221, 62223

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Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
The population of Belleville is approximately 42,785 (1990), 44478 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 19,080 (1990), 18795 (2010).
The amount of land area in Belleville is 36.203 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.034 sq kilometers.
The distance from Belleville to Washington DC is 737 miles.
The distance to the Illinois state capital is 88 miles. (as the crow flies)
Belleville is positioned 38.52 degrees north of the equator and 90.00 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Founded by mostly German settlers and now the seat of St. Clair County.
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Belleville Illinois Tourism
216 East "A" Street
Belleville, Illinois 62220
Toll-free: 800-677-WALK
Phone: 618-233-6769

National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows
The nation's largest outdoor shrine located on 200 acres of rolling hills 15 minutes from downtown St. Louis. This is a beautiful place of tranquility for people of all ages and denominations open year-round. Please call for hours of operation and details.
442 S. DeMazenod Dr.
Belleville, IL 62223-1094
Phone: 618-397-6700

Victorian House Museum
This beautiful example of a Victorian adaption of the earlier Greek Revival style

Belleville Philharmonic Society and Belleville Masterworks Chorale A variety of concerts is held throughout the year.
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