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Welcome to East Saint Louis ...
The city of East Saint Louis is located in Saint Clair County<1>.
A typical abbreviation for East Saint Louis: E. St. Louis
From the Census Estimates for 2019, East Saint Louis has a population of 26,067 people<2> (see below for details).
East Saint Louis is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: East Saint Louis lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
East Saint Louis is within the boundaries of the (618) area code.
The ZIP codes for East Saint Louis: 62201-62207<4>
The community of East Saint Louis was established in 1820.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, East Saint Louis had an population of 26,067 people. This is a decrease of 3.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.36% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, East Saint Louis had a population of 27,006 people (which is 10% of the total population of Saint Clair County). This makes East Saint Louis the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of East Saint Louis represents 0.21% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 81st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 27,006 people, the population of East Saint Louis decreased 14.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 31,542 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for East Saint Louis.
Communities near East Saint Louis ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near East Saint Louis.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around East Saint Louis. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for East Saint Louis.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of East Saint Louis. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around East Saint Louis.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around East Saint Louis. Our list includes 34 papers. See our Newspapers Page for East Saint Louis.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Saint Louis ...
Looking for more information about East Saint Louis? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for East Saint Louis, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for East Saint Louis.
Adding East Saint Louis to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of East Saint Louis in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for East Saint Louis was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1870.
We also found East Saint Louis in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for East Saint Louis.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Saint Clair County: www.co.st-clair.il.us/
The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 May 2023