Welcome to Mascoutah
Mascoutah was founded 1837 by German immigrants and and for over 180 years has grown and adapted to a changing world while retaining all the advantages of small town America.
Mascoutah is located at the eastern edge of St. Clair County, about 4 miles south of Interstate 64 (Exit 23) on Highway 4 at Highway 177 – about 20 miles east of St. Louis, Missouri. Mascoutah is accessible to St. Louis and Lambert Airport by Metrolink from its Shiloh station a few miles northwest of town. Mascoutah is home to Mid America Airport and nearby Scott AFB is a major employer and base residents attend school in Mascoutah.
We are proud of our three parks in town that offer a wide array of activities. Scheve Park has two swimming pools, 6 baseball diamonds, lighted tennis courts, 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 depot, train caboose and dining car 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 Community Unit School District #19 serves the educational needs of our community. There are five outstanding schools in the district: Mascoutah Community High School, Mascoutah Middle School, Mascoutah Elementary School, Wingate Elementary School and Scott Elementary School. Holy Childhood School is the private Catholic school in Mascoutah. It offers preschool through eighth grade.
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Mascoutah proudly offers over 175 retail and service oriented businesses, a complete list of Chamber Members business is available here.