It features the big-city assets of a skilled work force, great cultural and educational institutions, and superb recreational opportunities. Yet St. Louis also provides the convenience, intimacy, and affordability of a smaller community.
The Mississippi River forms the western border of Madison County, whose population is over 268,000. Much of the population and employment is centered in the county seat, Edwardsville, and other small cities like Alton.
Over 125 companies and organizations support the expansion and recruitment efforts of the St. Louis RCGA. Learn more about the investors leading the economic development initiative and explore the wide variety of industries they represent.