Welcome to Macoupin County

Tucked between the Illinois state capitol and lively hustle and bustle of downtown St. Louis, you’ll find Macoupin County. This sprawling county is steeped in intriguing history, outdoor adventure, delectable food, interesting architecture and quirky tourist attractions.

Macoupin County became the 50th county in Illinois in 1829. Historic Route 66 hugs the eastern border of the county providing easy access to sightseeing opportunities. With just over 45,000 residents, it offers wide open spaces and small-town charm.

The rolling hills and sweeping prairie vistas beckon you to take the back roads, explore the path less taken and exhale a little deeper.

Discover everything from vintage gas stations and old-fashioned soda fountains to trendy shops and eateries. Macoupin County seamlessly combines old and new for an unforgettable experience. Take the time to explore this captivating county.

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