Welcome to Marissa ~ The One and Only
Looking for a place to stay, eat or shop? Click here for a listing of the facilities available in Marissa. We have the unique distinction of being the only town in the United States named Marissa.
Located in southeastern St. Clair County, Illinois, Marissa is just three miles from the new World Shooting and Recreation Complex in Randolph County. Visitors are invited to experience our hometown friendliness while shopping, dining or staying in Marissa.
Marissa Chamber Scholarships
Marissa Chamber of Commerce awarded scholarships to two high school seniors from Marissa Senior High School at graduation on Friday, May 26. Nichole Hall and Kyle Smith each received a $1,000 scholarship to be used at the college of their choice. Scholarship candidates are required to submit a proposal for opening a business in Marissa and each undergoes an interview by the Scholarship Committee. Nichole is the daughter of Pamela and John Paul Hall of Marissa. She plans to attend SIU Edwardsville and major in International Business.
Nichole and Kyle have received High Honors awards throughout high school, and took part in many extracurricular activities, all while maintaining a high grade point average and an extraordinary work ethic. Scholarships were presented by Chamber member Vance Heil, owner of Heil-Schuessler Funeral Homes. Congratulations to all graduates of Marissa Senior High School Class of 2017!