Other cities in the 618 area code include: Marion, Godfrey, Herrin, Glen Carbon, Waterloo, Olney, Harrisburg, Chester, Jerseyville, Maryville, Robinson, Mount Carmel, Millstadt, East Alton, Bethalto, Carterville, Du Quoin, Pinckneyville, Vandalia, West Frankfort, Freeburg, Staunton, Breese, Mount Vernon, Lawrenceville, Sparta, Anna, Eldorado, Dupo, Brighton, Fairbury, Red Bud, Moro, Johnston City, Piasa, Sumner, Nashville, Newton, Highland, Collinsville, Galena, Christopher, Oblong, Trenton, and Gillespie.
Belleville is a city in St. Clair County, Illinois, United States, co-extensive with Belleville Township. The population was 42,034 according to the Census Bureau's 2015 estimates. It is the eighth-most populated city outside the Chicago Metropolitan Area and the most populated city south of Springfield in the state of Illinois. It is the county seat of St. Clair County, and the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Belleville and the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows. Belleville is the most populated city in the Metro-East region of the St. Louis Metropolitan Area and in Southern Illinois.
East St. Louis is a city in St. Clair County, Illinois, United States, directly across the Mississippi River from St. Louis, Missouri in the Metro-East region of Southern Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 27,006, less than one-third of its peak of 82,366 in 1950. Like many larger industrial cities, it has been severely affected by loss of jobs in the restructuring of the railroad industry and de-industrialization of the Rust Belt in the second half of the 20th century. In 1950, East St. Louis was the 4th largest city in Illinois.One of the highlights of the city's waterfront is the Gateway Geyser, the second-tallest fountain in the world. Designed to complement the Gateway Arch across the river in St.
Granite City is a city in Madison County, Illinois, United States, within the Greater St. Louis metropolitan area. The population was 29,849 at the 2010 census, making it the second largest city in the Metro East and Southern Illinois regions, behind Belleville. Officially founded in 1896, Granite City was named by the Niedringhaus brothers, William and Frederick, who established it as a steel making company town for the manufacture of kitchen utensils made to resemble granite.
The 618 area code lies within the Central Daylight Time Zone (or CDT). The current time in CDT is 4:27 AM on Jul 07, 2020.