The City of Gillespie, IL
The city of Gillespie is located in the state of Illinois in Macoupin County and has a population of 3,145 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Gillespie is Florissant, approximately 32 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Gillespie, including Hardee's Restaurant, Casey's Carry-Out Pizza, Subway, Dairy Queen Ice Cream and 16 West. For a larger selection of Gillespie restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Gillespie Golf Courses, including the Grandvue Golf Course, Cloverleaf Golf Course, Shoal Creek Golf Course, Terry Park Golf Course and Alton Municipal Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Gillespie please click on the Attractions tab above.
Gillespie, Illinois Climate and WeatherIn the month of December, Gillespie experiences an average high temperature of 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in December are usually about 23 degrees with an average rainfall of 2.87 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Gillespie with daytime temperatures averaging 84 degrees in the summer, and 39 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Gillespie to receive an average of 2.26 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.29 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 113 degrees in the summer and as low as -23 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Gillespie should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 65 degrees, and nighttime lows of 44.
Gillespie, Illinois Attractions
1Emerald Greens Golf Course - , Saint Louis,
The Emerald Greens Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Saint Louis County Missouri. This course is located in the city of Saint Louis. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 314-355-2777.
Address: 12385 Larimore Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63138
2Forest Park Golf Course -Forest Park - , Saint Louis,
The Forest Park Golf Course -Forest Park is an 18 hole public golf course in Saint Louis City County Missouri. This course is located in the city of Saint Louis. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 314-367-1337.
Address: 5591 Grand Dr, Saint Louis, MO 63112
3Fredericktown Country Club - , Fredericktown,
The Fredericktown Country Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Saint Louis City County Missouri. This course is located in the city of Fredericktown. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 573-783-6236.
Address: Country Club Rd, Fredericktown, MO 63147
4Gateway International Raceway - Madison,
Gateway International Raceway was a race track in Madison, Illinois in the US, just east of St. Louis, Missouri. It hosted a NASCAR Nationwide Series event and a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on a 1.25-mile oval, a 1.5-mile infield Road Course used by SCCA and various car clubs, and also has a quarter-mile drag strip that hosts an annual National Hot Rod Association event. The track was closed on 3rd november 2010.
5Gateway National Golf Links - Madison,
The Gateway National Golf Links is an 18 hole public golf course in Madison County Illinois. Built in 1998, this Madison course designed by Keith Foster is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 618-482-4653. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 18 Golf Dr, Madison, IL 62060
6Grandvue Golf Course - Bunker Hill,
The Grandvue Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Macoupin County Illinois. This course is located in the city of Bunker Hill, . Tee times are accepted up to 1 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 618-278-4685.
Address: Brighton Rd-Bunker Hill, Bunker Hill, IL 62012
7Legacy Golf Course - Granite City,
The Legacy Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Madison County Illinois. Built in 1989, this Granite City course designed by Hale Irwin is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 618-931-4653. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 3500 Cargill Rd, Granite City, IL 62040
8Lewis and Clark State Historic Site - Hartford,
The Lewis and Clark State Historic Site opened in 2002 and is owned and operated by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. The site, located in Hartford, Illinois, commemorates Camp River Dubois, the camp of the Lewis and Clark Expedition from December 1803 to May 1804. The site is National Trail Site #1 on the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail and is located directly off the Confluence Bike Trail, part of the Confluence Greenway.
9Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - , St. Louis,
The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, sometimes referred to simply as "The Milly", is an art museum that can be found on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis, within the university's Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. It was founded in 1881 as the St. Louis School and Museum of Fine Arts, and initially located in a building in downtown St. Louis. It is the oldest art museum west of the Mississippi river.
10Missouri History Museum - , St. Louis,
The Missouri History Museum is a museum that is situated in St. Louis, Missouri in Forest Park. The museum is operated by the Missouri Historical Society and was founded in 1866. The main galleries of the museum are free through a public subsidy by the Metropolitan Zoological Park and Museum District
Gillespie, Illinois Hotels
Gillespie, Illinois Restaurants
This is a list of Gillespie Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out, Pizza Restaurants and Sandwich Shops. Happy Dining!
Published November 7, 2011
Meet me in St. Louis before the impressive Gateway Arch, visit the Westward Expansion Museum and St. Louis Art Museum and do not miss the Cathedral Basilica St. Louis!