St. Joseph is conveniently located in East Central Illinois, just eleven miles away from Champaign Urbana, and close to two hours from three major metropolitan regions. You can visit our Village from the highway or the Kickapoo Rail Trail. We offer small town charm, with plenty of opportunities that you would expect in a larger community. We offer a grade school and high school with exceptional reputations for excellent academics along with state qualifying extracurricular programs, active churches, library, many organized youth programs including sports, scouts, 4-H, social activities for senior citizens, grocery store, banks, funeral home, pharmacy, eye clinic, dentist, doctor, nurse practitioner, chiropractors, dance studio, antiques, specialty shops, travel and insurance agents, gas stations, beauty shops, auto repair shops and the list goes on. We have a variety of places to eat along with delicious treats. St. Joseph offers many choices: Farm to Table, Burgers and Beers, Tasty food made from scratch, Traditional Mexican, Pizza, and of course fast food to go. The Village of St. Joseph is so much more than a town with great access and amenities, it is a town with great people and social connections.
You can drive golf carts on the streets!
Kickapoo Rail Trail—This multi-purpose recreational trail will extend 24.5 miles from Urbana to Kickapoo State Park in Vermilion County. The trail is designed for pedestrians and bicyclists, and passes through some of the most diverse ecosystems in this part of the state, including woodlands, prairies, and wetlands.
St. Joseph Parks—Four community parks can be found within the village with plenty of amenities to enjoy!
Community Events—Community events happen throughout the year, including our Fall Community Festival, Antique Car Show, 5Ks, and much more.
Wyldwood Cellars—Located of Lincoln St. in the heart of St. Joseph, Wyldwood Cellars is a family-owned winery located in Saint Joseph, Illinois, that started in Mulvane, KS. Our winery utilizes the latest in scientific advances and old world wine techniques.
Antiquing—Love antiques? We have several great spots to hunt for treasures. From Mercantile Antiques & Trading Co. to BriBec Antique Emporium and The Mirrored Past, you’re sure to find what you need.