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 northernmost county in the metro area is Macoupin County with a population nearing 48,000. Interstate 55 cuts across the southeastern edge of this agricultural county. The county seat is Carlinville.
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.