Charleston is a progressive city of nearly 22,000 persons located in east central Illinois. Rich in the history of Abraham Lincoln, the city features a balance of industrial, agricultural, educational and cultural opportunity.
A strong spirit of cooperation helps bind the Charleston community together. Proud of that spirit, the people of Charleston coach the Little League teams, help offer economic incentives for new industry, support local education and nurture the rich history of the area. Charleston residents translate a proud spirit into action in their public and personal lives.
Here are people who care and people who want to share the prosperity they enjoy. This kind of enduring spirit has made Charleston what it is today and has fostered its potential for tomorrow.