Established in 1837 and with a population of 7,500, the City of Mascoutah is a great place to raise families, build businesses, and experience the benefits of big city living in a hometown atmosphere. Mascoutah offers small town feel with modern amenities. Located just off Interstate 64, Mascoutah is in close proximity to St. Louis, Missouri. Mascoutah is easily accessible from St. Louis and Lambert Airport by MetroLink with stations minutes only away from town. Mascoutah is home to Mid America Airport which currently offers flights to Orlando, Florida, and San Juan Puerto Rico.
Mascoutah is a growing community and is well positioned for growth. There have been numerous construction projects in the past year that have provided many new homes and businesses in the community.
Mascoutah has some of the finest, first rate public and private schools in the area. The Mascoutah School District has more than 3,000 students. There are two elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school located within town. Mascoutah is 15 minutes away from McKendree College and Southwestern Illinois College, and thirty minutes away from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, St. Louis University, and Washington University.
Growing Business Climate
Mascoutah is a growing community and is well positioned for growth. There have been numerous construction projects over the past year that have provided many new homes and businesses in the community.
Quality of Life
There are three parks in town that offer a wide array of activities. Scheve Park has two swimming pools, baseball diamonds, two lighted tennis courts, a lighted sand volleyball court, lighted horseshoe pits, two soccer fields, ten pavilions varying in size, and several playground areas. Scheve Park also has a restored train caboose that visitors can tour. Maple Park is equipped with outdoor basketball facilities, a ball playing area, playground equipment, and a family sized pavilion. Prairie Park has two fishing lakes, a fountain, and a pavilion.
Mascoutah has 21 organizations in town, adult and women’s sports teams, festivals, parades, and lots of other events year-round!