Metro East

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Metro East is a region in southern Illinois that comprises the eastern suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri, United States.wikipedia
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Southern Illinois

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Metro East is a region in southern Illinois that comprises the eastern suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri, United States. It encompasses five Southern Illinois counties (and parts of three others) in the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The two higher density areas of population are Metro-East (pop.

Greater St. Louis

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It encompasses five Southern Illinois counties (and parts of three others) in the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The St. Louis, MO-IL metropolitan statistical area (MSA)—and the focus of this page—includes the City of St. Louis; the Illinois counties of Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Monroe, and St. Clair (known collectively as the Metro East); and the Missouri counties of Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Charles, St. Louis County (separate from and not inclusive of the city of St. Louis), and Warren.

American Bottom

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The Metro East is a loose collection of small and mid-sized cities sitting along the American Bottom and the bluffs of the Mississippi River.
The American Bottom is the flood plain of the Mississippi River in the Metro-East region of Southern Illinois, extending from Alton, Illinois, south to the Kaskaskia River.

Granite City, Illinois

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The largest concentration of African-Americans is in Madison, Venice, western Granite City, East St. Louis, Washington Park, Belleville, Cahokia, Alorton and Alton.
The population was 29,849 at the 2010 census, making it the second-largest city in the Metro East and Southern Illinois regions, behind Belleville.

Belleville, Illinois

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The largest concentration of African-Americans is in Madison, Venice, western Granite City, East St. Louis, Washington Park, Belleville, Cahokia, Alorton and Alton. The region's most populated city is Belleville, with 45,000 residents.
Belleville is the most-populated city in the Metro-East region of the St. Louis Metropolitan Area and in Southern Illinois.

Alton, Illinois

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The largest concentration of African-Americans is in Madison, Venice, western Granite City, East St. Louis, Washington Park, Belleville, Cahokia, Alorton and Alton.
It is a part of the Metro-East region of the Greater St. Louis metropolitan area.

East St. Louis, Illinois

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The largest concentration of African-Americans is in Madison, Venice, western Granite City, East St. Louis, Washington Park, Belleville, Cahokia, Alorton and Alton.
East St. Louis is in what is defined as the Metro-East region of Southern Illinois.

O'Fallon, Illinois

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The city is the third largest city in the Metro-East region and Southern Illinois.

Collinsville, Illinois

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Collinsville is approximately 12 miles from St. Louis, Missouri and is considered part of that city's Metro-East area.

Edwardsville, Illinois

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Edwardsville is a part of Southern Illinois, the Metro East region, and Greater St. Louis.

Madison County, Illinois

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It is a part of the Metro East in southern Illinois.

Macoupin County, Illinois

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Macoupin County is part of the Metro-East region of the St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area.

St. Clair County, Illinois

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It is a part of the Metro East in southern Illinois.

Calhoun County, Illinois

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Calhoun County is part of the Metro-East portion of the St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Illinois

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The Metro East is the second largest urban area in Illinois after the Chicago metropolitan area and, as of the 2000 census, the population of the Metro East statistical area is 702,597 residents, a figure that has risen above 700,000 in 2010.
The Illinois suburbs of St. Louis, such as East St. Louis, are located in this region, and collectively, they are known as the Metro-East.

Breese, Illinois

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Breese is part of the Metro-East region of the Greater St. Louis metropolitan area.

Jerseyville, Illinois

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Jerseyville is a part of Southern Illinois, the Metro-East region and the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Elsah, Illinois

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Elsah is a part of the Metro-East region and the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Brighton, Illinois

Brighton
Brighton is a part of the Metro-East region and the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Grafton, Illinois

GraftonGrafton, IL
Grafton is a part of the Metro-East region and the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Bethalto, Illinois

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Bethalto, like the rest of Madison County, is part of the Illinois Metro East portion of the Greater St. Louis metropolitan area.

Highland, Illinois

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Highland, because it is located in Madison County, Illinois, is a part of the Metro-East region of the Greater St. Louis metropolitan area.

Alhambra, Illinois

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Alhambra is part of the Metro-East region of the St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Roxana, Illinois

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Roxana is considered to be part of the Riverbend or Metro East area, including Alton, East Alton, Godfrey, Rosewood Heights, Bethalto, Wood River, Hartford and South Roxana.

Lebanon, Illinois

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It is a part of the Metro-East region of the Greater St. Louis metropolitan area.