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Okawville is located in southwestern Illinois in Washington County southeast of St Louis along Highway 177 near the Kaskaskia River. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 1,316, an increase of 42 since 1990.

Visit the Original Mineral Springs Hotel & Bath and the Heritage House Museum in the historic village of Okawville and experience the historical mineral water baths. You can enjoy tours of historic buildings, including homes, specialty shops, museums and much more.

Area recreation includes outings to Roland Barkau Memorial Golf Course.

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