Community Information

Charleston City

Charleston, Illinois, is located about 200 miles south of Chicago, just east of Interstate 57. We are a thriving community, proud of our industry and businesses, our education system, Eastern Illinois University, and our Lincoln heritage.

Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce

The Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce is an independent, not-for-profit corporation chartered in 1919, responsible for promoting the economic climate in the greater Charleston area.

Charleston High School Alumni

A website for Charleston High School alumni designed to be utilized so one can reunite with old classmates and plan class reunions.

Coles Together

Coles Together, the primary economic development organization for Coles County, Illinois, serves full-time to meet the site location needs of new commerce and to promote the continued expansion and growth of existing business and industrial facilities.

CUSD #1 Excellence in Education Foundation

Charleston Community Unit School District No. 1 Excellence in Education Foundation is a Non-profit Corporation that is community-based and designed to solicit, receive and disburse funds in support of the Charleston Community Unit School District No. 1 and its students.

Eastern Illinois University

Home to more than 10,000 students, Eastern is well known not only for excellence in academics but also for top-notch sports and richness in culture.

Times Courier

The Times Courier, along with the News Gazette, serves the Charleston and Mattoon areas with the latest local and national news.

Coles County Retired Teachers Association (CCRTA)

The Coles County Retired Teachers Association welcomes retired teachers, their spouses, and certified staff retiring within the next five years to join the Association.

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