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Welcome to Alton, IL
A unique Mississippi River steamboat town, Alton became the birth place of such national companies as Owens Glass, Olin, Winchester, Olin Brass, and Laclede Steel. The area is the perfect location for companies needing river transport and a central distribution point for raw materials and products. As the area grew, it added refineries, Shell and Amoco, resulting in a major pipe line providing access for products and resources. Additionally, there are several local barge line operators and ConAgra operates a flour mill facility adjacent to the river. Argosy Casino is located on the river front in downtown Alton.
Alton is located on some of the finest limestone bluffs in the world and has a National Scenic Byway located along the Mississippi and Alton Lake to view them. Alton Lake offers various water sports along with excellent fishing and hunting. The area is blessed with six championship golf course facilities including Spencer Olin, an Arnold Palmer course design, and Lockhaven Country Club, a stunning private course. In addition there are several local community courses. Nilo farms, a private hunting preserve North of Alton is owned and operated by Olin and has achieved national recognition. Gordon Moore Park is Southwestern Illinois’ leading recreation complex with tennis, baseball, soccer, and picnic facilities.
As a Metropolis of towns and villages that are mostly contiguous, each village and town offers a different flavor for traditional family living. Newer schools with a wide assortment of locally owned shops are added enhancements. Two full service hospitals with close ties to the St. Louis’s Barnes Hospital Complex offer outstanding health services. The ambience of small town living with easy access to St. Louis has made this a residential choice for many employed locally and in Missouri.
Alton Home inventory breakdown by property type
Of the 8 homes for sale in Alton, the breakdown of property types
is as follows:
75% Single Family, 13% Land/lot and 13% Other.
Area details, home facts and figures
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You are Viewing 1 to 8 of 8 homes for sale in Alton. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Land/lot and Other. The average list price of these property results is 64,640. Prices are listed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Alton please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.
The 8 homes for sale in Alton, IL are represented by 2 member brokerages serving the Alton area. Member brokerages representing the 8 homes include Wooff, Inc. and Strano & Associates.