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Communities

Calhoun County has 10 distinct communities, each with its own interesting past and characteristics. Dive into nature with Batchtown’s proximity to the Mississippi River and two wildlife refuges. Tour the Brussels Historic District, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998. Make time to see all Calhoun County and its quaint communities – Batchtown, Belleview, Brussels, Gilead, Golden Eagle, Hamburg, Hardin, Kampsville, Meppen, and Michael – have to offer.

Spring

Spring is finally here and nature is alive at last! Blades of luscious green grass are dancing...

Summer

Get away to the Meeting of the Great Rivers National Scenic Byway all around Alton, Illinois for...

Fall

From beautiful fall color drives to a jaunt out into the apple orchard, an authentic autumn...

Haunted

Alton, this quaint river town, has become known as "One of the Most Haunted Small Towns in...

Holiday

Get into the holiday spirit with these chart-toppers that make the season bright at the Meeting of...

Eagle

Just 25 miles north of St. Louis on the Mississippi River, Alton, Ill., has become a winter home to...