Godfrey is located in southwestern Illinois in Madison County
north of St Louis
on Highway 111.
The town is home to Lewis and Clark Community College. The campus houses the Benjamin Godfrey Memorial Chapel, built in 1851 by Monticello College and the Congregational Church. Godfrey also helped establish Alton to the south.
Area recreation includes Rolling Hills Golf Course for those wanting to shoot a round of golf.
The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 17,340, an increase of 1,665 since 1990.
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International Horseradish Festival Collinsville IL May31-June2 Admission is always free, parking is always free and musical entertainment is always free at the Horseradish Festival.
Western Illinois Fair Griggsville IL June26-30 Loads of fun for the whole family. Food, entertainment, rides, games, agricultural exhibits, animals, commercial vendors, kids activities, plus a whole lot more.
Italian Fest Collinsville IL September20-21 For over 25 years, Collinsville IL has been celebrating the Italian culture and heritage that our city was built on. The Fest is a family friendly event and there really is something for everyone.